11/30/1835 Born to John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemens, in the frontier hamlet of Florida, Missouri. Named Samuel Langhorne Clemens.
The most auspicious element in the child`s birth was the presence of Halley`s Comet in the sky.
1861 Served as a soldier in the Confederate Army
1863 Began signing his pseudonym "Mark Twain"
1865 The Celebrating Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
1870 Married Oliva Langdon
1876 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
1880 A Tramp Aboard
1882 The Prince and the Pauper
1884 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
1888 Received from Yale College the degree of Master of Arts
1889 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur`s Court
1892 The American Claimant
1894 Tom Sawyer Abroad
1894 The Tragedy of Pudd`nhead Wilson
1896 Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc
1896 Tom Sawyer, Detective
1899 The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
1901 Yale College - Doctrine of Literature
1907 Came the crowning honor - Oxford tendered him the doctor`s robe
04/21/1910 Passed Away