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Mark's Almanac

  • It was on this date in 1775 that James Jay invented invisible ink. And it was on this date 1972 that Atari released the videogame, Pong.
  • It was on this date in 1775 that James Jay invented invisible ink. And it was on this date 1972 that Atari released the videogame, Pong.
  • It was on this day in 1948 that the first Polaroid camera debuted. And it was on this date in 1956 that The Price is Right debuted.
  • It was on this day in 1948 that the first Polaroid camera debuted. And it was on this date in 1956 that The Price is Right debuted.
  • It was on this date in 1792 that Benjamin Banneker published the first Farmer's Almanac. And it was on this date in 1971 that the Dan Cooper hijacking saga occurred.
  • It was on this date in 1792 that Benjamin Banneker published the first Farmer's Almanac. And it was on this date in 1971 that the Dan Cooper hijacking saga occurred.
  • It was on this date in 1874 that Joseph Glidden received a patent for barbed wire. And it was on this date in 1947 that the Hollywood Ten were held in contempt by the House Un-American Activities Committee for their refusal to reveal whether they were communists.
  • It was on this date in 1874 that Joseph Glidden received a patent for barbed wire. And it was on this date in 1947 that the Hollywood Ten were held in contempt by the House Un-American Activities Committee for their refusal to reveal whether they were communists.
  • It was on this date in 1904 that the third Olympic games came to a close in St. Louis. And it was on this date in 1909 that the Wright Brothers formed an aviation company and were awarded the nation's first contract to produce airplanes for the military.
  • It was on this date in 1904 that the third Olympic games came to a close in St. Louis. And it was on this date in 1909 that the Wright Brothers formed an aviation company and were awarded the nation's first contract to produce airplanes for the military.