Mark's Almanac 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

Mark's Almanac

From WKSU

Mark's Almanac is a 90-second time travel that highlights the world's history from the very serious to the sometimes sublime.

Most Recent Episodes

Mark's Almanac for May 17, 2019

On this date in 1890 a new opera took the world by storm. And in 1975, a Rolling Stones concert almost had to be cancelled after a crazy accident to Mick Jagger.

Mark's Almanac for May 16, 2019

On this date in 1965 a new food introduced fast became a favorite in homes across the United States. And in 1985, a guard from the Chicago Bulls won what would be the first of many awards throughout his incredible career.

Mark's Almanac for May 15, 2019

On this date in 1940 a pretty unique fast food restaurant first opened its doors. And in 1957 at Madison Square Garden in New York, the world was introduced to an unforgettable preacher.

Mark's Almanac for May 14, 2019

On this date in 1932 a very unique parade, led by New York Mayor Jimmy Walker, was held downtown. And in 1974, the first underground America day was founded.

Mark's Almanac for May 13, 2019

On this date in 1949 a forgotten wallet paved the way for the future in business. And in 1965, the Rolling Stones recorded one of the most well-known songs in history.

Mark's Almanac for May 10, 2019

On this date in 1869, a golden spike driven into the ground in Utah made United States history. And in 1994, Nelson Mandela made history of his own in South Africa.

Mark's Almanac for May 9, 2019

On this date in 1899 a new invention by John Albert Burr helped make an outside chore a lot easier. And in 1887, Queen Victoria and her subjects got a first-hand look at a new show that gained national attention.

Mark's Almanac for May 8, 2019

On this date in 1886, a man by the name of John Pemberton carried a bottle of his famous "medicine" to Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta, and the rest was history. And in 1912, a new film, television, production and distribution studio made its debut.

Mark's Almanac for May 7, 2019

On this date in 1914 President Woodrow Wilson issued a Presidential proclaimation to honor this group of individuals. And in 1970, this legendary band released their final single.

Mark's Almanac for May 6, 2019

On this date in 1837 that a product was created to revolutionize the farming industry. And in 1957, one of the most popular sitcoms of all-time aired its final episode on CBS.

Back To Top