On this date in 1880 Memphis, TN became the first city to have a now-common system. And in 1978, this group of brothers rose to the top of the music charts for 24 consecutive weeks with an album that took the nation by storm.
On this date in 1929, one of the most famous cartoon characters of all-time made his debut. And in 1943, a "tin can drive" took place to help with a major U.S. event. Find out the details on today's Mark's Almanac.
On this date in 1938, a man by the name of Benny Goodman delivered a performance that would go down as legendary. The concert was the first-ever in a new genre. Find out what all the hype was about on today's Mark's Almanac.