Mark Twain was the pen name for Samuel Langhorne Clemens, a famous American author. Twain was born in Florida on November 30, 1835 and grew up in Hannibal, Missouri. After his daughter, Susy died of meningitis in 1986, he fell into deep depression leading to his own predicted death. As quoted by Mark Twain himself, he claimed "I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year and I expect to go out with it." and his prediction was correct. Twain died of a heart attack on April 21st 1910 only a day after the comet's passing by the Earth.
Journalism and TravelsEdit
Mark Twain became famous for his book series made up of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'.