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Mark's Almanac for January 6, 2021

An engraving of President Franklin Pierce circa 1843.
An engraving of President Franklin Pierce circa 1843.

It was on this date in 1853 that President-elect Franklin Pierce and his family were involved in a train wreck. And it was on this date in 1931 that Thomas Edison submitted his last patent application. His final patent was for a component of an electroplating process.

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