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

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

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Mark's Almanac for November 16, 2018

On this day in 1801, a major newspaper was established in New York. Which one was it? And in 1959, an original Broadway musical debuted. Find out what it was during today's Mark's Almanac!

Mark's Almanac for November 15, 2018

On this date in 1932 a new studio was created that would ultimately change the course of animated film history. And in 1969, the hamburger business changed forever on this date. Find out how on today's Mark's Almanac.

Mark's Almanac for November 14, 2018

On this date in 1380, an 11-year-old was crowned the King of France. Who was it? And in 1832, the world's first street car began operation in this state. Find out where on today's edition of Mark's Almanac!

Mark's Almanac for November 13, 2018

On this date in 1854, a tragic shipwreck occurred. What was it, and how did it happen? Also, a Disney movie made its debut on this date in 1940. And as a bonus, in 1946 an airplane flew over Western Massachutsetts and created a weather event. Find out what it was during today's installment of Mark's Almanac!

Mark's Almanac for November 12, 2018

On this date in 1920, a major milestone occurred in Major League Baseball; and in 1933, something of legendary status was spotted in Scotland. Find out what it was during this edition of Mark's Almanac.

Mark's Almanac for November 9, 2018

On this date in 1913 a major storm hit the Great Lakes, and in 1939 Greta Garbo starred in a film. What was it? Find out during today's installment of Mark's Almanac.

Mark's Almanac for November 8, 2018

On this date in 1789, a man by the name of Elijah Craig helped pave the way for future cocktail-making. And, in 1917 an advertisement received nearly 7600 applicants. Find out why it was so significant during today's installment of Mark's Almanac.

Mark's Almanac for November 7, 2018

It was on this day in 1910 that an event occurred that would make delivering mail easier down the road. What was it? And 1933, the voters of Pennsylvania overturned something called "the blue law". Find out why that was so significant during today's Mark's Almanac.

Mark's Almanac for November 6, 2018

On this date in 1917, women in New York City won a landmark decision. What was it? Find out during today's installment of Mark's Almanac.

Mark's Almanac for November 5, 2018

On this date in 1911, a major event in aviation occurred. What was it? And in 1935, a popular board game debuted. Find out what it was during today's Mark's Almanac.

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