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 January 24, 2019

On this date in 1923, the Aztec ruins in New Mexico was established, and later garnered a couple of high recongitions. And in 1925, a major astmospheric event in this U.S. city in captivated the masses standing in sub-zero weather.

Mark's Almanac for January 23, 2019

On this day in 1855, this structure first opened over the Mississippi River. And in 1983, a new action adventure show appeared on NBC that churned out an unforgettable character.

Mark's Almanac for January 22, 2019

On this date in 1908, a woman in New York was arrested and fined $5 for violating a law called "The Sullivan Ordinance". What was this law? Also in 1970, Boeing debuted a new way to travel.

Mark's Almanac for January 21, 2019

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.

Mark's Almanac for January 18, 2019

On this date in 1644 a group of pilmgrims in Boston reported the first official spotting of something. And in 1943, the U.S. Warfoods Adminstration banned a common food item.

Mark's Almanac for January 17, 2019

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.

Mark's Almanac for January 16, 2019

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.

Mark's Almanac for January 15, 2019

On this date in 1919, a massive molasses tank wreaked havoc in Boston in a flood never seen before or after. And in 1943, this date brought completion of the world's largest office building. Find out more on today's Mark Almanac.

Mark's Almanac for January 14, 2019

In 1943, in the midst of World War II, President Franklin Roosevelt became the first to travel on official business by way of a new mode of transportation. And in 1952, a new show debuted on NBC that has been a mainstay ever since.

Mark's Almanac for January 11, 2019

On this date in 1935, American aviator Amelia Earhart made history in the air. And in 1949, a rare weather event took place in Los Angeles. Find out more during today's installment of Mark's Almanac.

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