Day Tripping: November 30

Flight of fancy

By Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882–1966) — The Art Stack, Public Domain,

Samuel Clemens was born in 1835, and of course, we know him as Mark Twain. His birth occurred shortly after an appearance of Hailey’s Comet. So naturally, Twain predicted he would “go out with it” as well.

On April 20, 1910, the comet passed the Earth at its closest point. Twain died of a heart attack the following day. So to try saying anything new about Mark…




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