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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 25, 2020

It was on this date in 1609, Galileo demenostrated his first telescope to Vencitian lawmakers. Also on this date in 1921, the United States signed a peace treaty with Germany that officially ended World War I.