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By David Stevens
The Staff of The News 

Pages past, Nov. 30: Mark Twain born 1835 in Missouri

 

Last updated 11/29/2022 at 5:13pm



On this date …

1835: Samuel Clemens, who wrote under the pseudonym Mark Twain for nearly 50 years, was born in Florida, Mo. He was born shortly after an appearance of Hailey’s Comet and famously predicted he would go out with it as well. Clem...



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