Who is Mark Twain?
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, popularly known by his pen name Mark Twain, is an American writer. His stories & novels are famous for their humor, vivid descriptions & memorable characters. His best-known works include The Adventures of huckleberry Finn & The Adventures of Tom Sayer.
Halley’s Comet & Death Prophecy
Mark Twain predicted his own death??!!
Mark Twain was born and died during the years of Halley’s comet. This is a rare occurrence since Halley’s comet only passes by the Earth approximately every 76 years. Believe it or not, Twain predicted the year of his death.
In 1909, Twain said:
I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: ‘Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together
-Mark Twain, a Biography
Infact Twain was born just after Halley’s Comet appeared in 1835 & he died of a heart attack one day after it appeared at its brightest in 1910.