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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 20, 2020

It was on this date in 1866, that President Andrew Johnson made a proclamation to the world declaring the U.S. Civil War officially over. And it was on this date in 1920, the first radio station licensed by the U.S. government made its debut in Detroit.