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Mark Pennell sits at the helm of his time machine.Mark's Almanac is a 90-second time travel that highlights the world's history from the very serious to the sometimes sublime.

Mark's Almanac for August 12, 2020

On this date in 1833, one of America's major cities was incorperated with a population of only 350. And on this date in 1877, Thomas Edison invented a new way to record sound.