Works about Mark Twain

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1835/11/30 Assisted by Mrs Edmund Damrell and her daughter Eliza, Jane Clemens gives birth to Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri. Born Mark Twain Birthplace Cabin Florida Mark Twain's Birthday
1844/00/00 Clemens' family move into the house now known as Mark Twain Boyhood Home, 1843-1844 Home Mark Twain Boyhood Home Hannibal
1845/00/00 Paying a tuition of 25 cents a week, Samuel Clemens attends a private school run by Elizabeth Horr, a New England lady of middles age with New England ways and principles, in a small log cabin at the south end of Main Street. Education Benjamin Horr House Hannibal
1847/00/00 Poverty forces Clemens family to move out of Mark Twain Boyhood Home and move in with Dr Grant's family above Grant's Drug Store, 1846-1847. Home Locale Mark Twain Historic District Hannibal
1847/03/24 Judge Clemens, Samuel's father, passes away. The family moves back to Boyhood Home. Home Mark Twain Boyhood Home Hannibal
1861/06/15 While Sam Clemens visits Hannibal with fellow river pilots, Absalom Grimes and Sam Bowen, the three are ordered to report to Union Gen John B Grey. They sail down river on the riverboat HANNIBAL CITY to St Louis and report as instructed. Life Hannibal Missouri
1861/06/15 Gen Grey ask the Grimes, Clemens and Bowen to pilot boats for the Union on the Missouri River. When Grey steps out of the office to speak to two pretty young ladies waiting for him, the trio slip through a side door and make their way back to Hannibal. Life
1861/06/17 At Col John Ralls' house, Clemens takes the oath of allegiance to the Missouri State Guard, pledging to support both the state and Federal constitutions. He does not swear allegiance to the Confederate government. Life The Private History of a Campaign That Failed New London Missouri
1861/07/00 Clemens and his group roam Ralls County dressed in civilian clothing, camping with blankets and quilts from home. 2nd Lt Clemens carries a squirrel rifle, frying pan and an umbrella. The unit consit of a captain, 1st Lt, a sergeant and 3 or 4 privates. Life
1861/07/03 The Union commander, Colonel R F Smith of the 16th Illinois headquartered in Palmyra issues an amnesty offer. Clemens, suffering from a boil and sprained ankle, quits the Missouri State Guard. Military
1861/07/26 By July 26, Sam and his older brother Orion Clemens are journeying to Nevada. Life
1861/08/14 Clemens Brothers arrive in Carson City, Nevada. Sam works for his brother Orion, Secretary to the new government of the Territory of Nevada. Life
1862/07/06 Writing under the name of Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens begins publishing news stories in the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. As the local Editor of the Virginia City Enterprise, he made $40.00 a week. Work Virginia City Nevada
1862/09/00 Envious of Mackay's brokerage office in a new frame house on C St, Twain offers to trade his job as editor with Mackay's mining business. Mackay asked what the paper paid, and after Twain replies $40 a week, Mackay said his business wasn't worth that. Life Mark Twain's Autobiography Virginia City Nevada
1865/00/00 Mark Twain hears the story of the jumping frog contest. Visitor The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Angels Hotel Angels Camp
1866/03/00 Mark Twain visits the slopes of Diamond head Creator Journalist Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii Diamond Head State Monument Honolulu
1866/03/00 Mark Twain works as correspondent to the Sandwich Islands for the Sacramento Union newspaper, March to June 1866 Journalist Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii Honolulu Hawaii
1866/06/03 Mark Twain visits the Kilauea Crater on assignment from the Sacramento union Journalist Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii Kilauea Crater Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
1866/06/03 Mark Twain stays at the 1866 Volcano House Journalist Roughing It (book) Old Volcano House No 42 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
1866/06/03 Mark Twain stays at the 1866 Volcano House Journalist Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii Old Volcano House No 42 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
1867/00/00 Mark Twain visits Mount Tabor. "It stands solitary .. in a silent plain .. a desolation ... Even the olive tree and the cactus, those fast friends of a worthless soil, had almost deserted the country" Visitor The Innocents Abroad Mount Tabor
1867/00/00 Mark Twain takes the train from Marseille to Paris for the 1867 Paris Exhibition. Visitor The Innocents Abroad Paris Ile-de-France
1867/00/00 The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County - published Author The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
1869/00/00 Mark Twain visits the Blue Grotto, writing about the sea cave in his book, "The Innocents Abroad". Visitor The Innocents Abroad The Blue Grotto Capri
1869/00/00 The Innocents Abroad - published Author The Innocents Abroad
1870/02/02 Olivia Langdon marries Samuel Clemens in Elmira, New York Groom Marriage of Olivia Langdon and Samuel Clemens
1872/00/00 Roughing It - published Author Roughing It (book)
1873/00/00 The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today - published Author The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today
1874/00/00 Mark Twain enjoys writing in a newl octagonal study built expressly for him about 200 yards (180 m) from the main house. Home Quarry Farm Elmira
1874/00/00 Mark Twain and the Clemens family makes a home at their newly competed residence in House, Hartford. Home Mark Twain House Hartford
1874/11/00 Purporting to be the true story of a former slave, "A True Story" by Mark Twain appears in the Atlantic Monthly. Author A True Story (Twain true tale)
1876/00/00 "Old Times on the Mississippi" is published. Mark Twain describes his apprentices as a "cub" as a Mississippi riverboat pilot. Author Life on the Mississippi
1876/00/00 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - published Author The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
1876/06/00 Mark Twain's "Recent Carnival of Crime" is published in the Atlantic Monthly. Author Recent Carnival of Crime (short story)
1879/00/00 Francis Davis Millet and Elizabeth Merrill marry in Montmartre, Paris, France Best man Montmartre, FR Marriage of Elizabeth Merrill and Francis Davis Millet
1880/00/00 Samuel Clemens stands the daylight watches between Cairo and New Orleans, his last year as a Riverboat pilot. Work
1880/00/00 A Tramp Abroad - published Author A Tramp Abroad
1881/00/00 The Prince and the Pauper - published Author The Prince and the Pauper
1883/00/00 "Two Views of The Mississippi" by Mark Twain is published. Author Two Views of The Mississippi (essay)
1883/00/00 Incorporating "Old Times on the Mississippi", "Life on the Mississippi" is published in the United States and Great Britain. It is the first typewritten manuscript submitted to a publisher. Author Life on the Mississippi
1884/12/10 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn published in United Kingdom and Canada Author Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (book)
1885/00/00 "The Private History of a Campaign that Failed" is published The Century magazine. Author The Private History of a Campaign That Failed
1885/02/11 The Union Library Association host Samuel Clemens and George Cable at First Congregational. Clemens reads "King Solomon" from 'Huckleberry Finn', "The Tragic Tale of a Fishwife" from 'A Tramp Abroad', "A Trying Situation" and other shorter items. Presenter A Tramp Abroad Congregational Church of Christ Oberlin
1885/02/11 The Union Library Association host Samuel Clemens and George Cable at First Congregational. Clemens reads "King Solomon" from 'Huckleberry Finn', "The Tragic Tale of a Fishwife" from 'A Tramp Abroad', "A Trying Situation" and other shorter items. Presenter Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (book) Congregational Church of Christ Oberlin
1885/02/13 Oberlin Weekly News review of the Twain-Cable lecture: Twain fully met the expectations of his many admiring readers.... Cable, though not as universally known to the audience as Twain, was received with high expectations. Entertainer Oberlin Ohio
1889/00/00 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - published Author A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (book)
1889/05/24 Mark Twain composes a birthday letter for Walt Whitman's 70 Birthday party to be held in Camden, New Jersey. "You have lived just the seventy years which are greatest in the world's history and richest in benefit and advancement to its peoples." MT Life Mark Twain House Hartford Walt Whitman's 70th Birthday Dinner
1894/00/00 Fairhaven Town Hall dedication ceremony Key Note Speaker Fairhaven Town Hall Fairhaven
1894/00/00 Pudd'nhead Wilson - published Author Pudd'nhead Wilson
1894/00/00 Tom Sawyer Abroad - published Author Tom Sawyer Abroad
1896/00/00 Tom Sawyer, Detective - published Author Tom Sawyer, Detective
1897/06/20 William Hearst hires Mark Twain to report on Queen Victoria's Jubilee. Essays published in the San Francisco Examiner, June 20 and 23. Reporter Queen Victoria's Jubilee Queen Victoria's Jubilee
1899/12/00 "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" by Mark Twain is published in Harper's Monthly. Author The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
1901/00/00 The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Updated - published Author The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Updated
1902/06/06 For about 15 minutes Mark Twain pilots the steamboat MARK TWAIN on the Mississippi. After the leadsman calls out "Ma-a-a-ark twa-a-a-a-ain", Twain replies: That's good enough water for any one, you couldn't improve it without putting in a little whisky. Dignitary Laclede's Landing City of St Louis
1902/06/06 Twain unveils a tablet as Eugene Field's birthplace. Later, having been told that Eugene's birthplace was in dispute, he replied: Never mind. It is of no real consequence whether it is his birthplace or not. A rose in any other garden will bloom as sweet. Dignitary Eugene Field House City of St Louis
1903/00/00 "Was it Heaven? Or Hell?" by Mark Twain is published. Author Was it Heaven? Or Hell? (Short Story)
1904/12/00 "A Dog's Tale" wages its way into Harper's Magazine. Author A Dog's Tale
1906/01/23 Booker T Washington and others including Mark Twain, Joseph H Choate, and Robert Curtis Ogden lecture at Carnegie Hall in honor of Tuskegee Institute's Silver Jubilee. Speaker Carnegie Hall New York City Tuskegee Institute's Silver Jubilee
1906/04/19 Mark Twain gives a "Farewell" lecture at Carnegie Hall for the benefit of the Robert Fulton Memorial Association. Seats cost $1.50, $1.00 and $.50. He begins the lecture with a plea for donations for the citizens of San Francisco. Speaker Carnegie Hall New York City Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
1907/04/27 Henry Huttleston Rogers, his son Harry and Mark Twain arrive at the Jamestown Exposition on Rogers' steam yacht Kanawha, one of the country's largest and fastest private yachts. Speaker Jamestown Exposition Site Buildings Norfolk Jamestown Exposition
1907/04/28 Mark Twain stays at the Cassell-McRae House (108 London St, built c 1829) while he is at the Jamestown Exposition. Visitor Downtown Portsmouth Historic District (Virginia) Portsmouth Jamestown Exposition
1910/04/21 Mark Twain dies from a heart attack on at the age of seventy-four. Died Death of Mark Twain
1916/00/00 "The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm" by Mark Twain is published. Author The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm (Short Story)
1935/00/00 Slovenly Peter - published Author Slovenly Peter

83 Creative Works by Mark Twain »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Advice to Little Girls Author Short Story 1865/00/00
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Author Short Story 1867/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
General Washington's Negro Body-Servant Author Short Story 1868/00/00
My Late Senatorial Secretaryship Author Short Story 1868/00/00
The Innocents Abroad Author Book 1869/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Biographies, Histories and Verfabulas
Mark Twain's Burlesque Autobiography and First Romance Author Book 1871/00/00
Memoranda Author Book 1871/00/00
Roughing It (book) Author Book 1872/00/00
The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today Author Novel 1873/00/00
A True Story (Twain true tale) Author Written sketch 1874/11/00
Sketches New and Old Author Book 1875/00/00
Some Learned Fables for Good Old Boys and Girls Author Short Story 1875/00/00
A Literary Nightmare Author Short Story 1876/00/00
A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage Author Short Story 1876/00/00
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Author Book 1876/00/00
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
Recent Carnival of Crime (short story) Author Short Story 1876/06/00
The Invalid's Story Author Short Story 1877/00/00
A True Story and the Recent Carnival of Crime Author Short Story Collection 1877/00/00
Punch, Brothers, Punch! and Other Sketches Author Book 1878/00/00
The Great Revolution in Pitcairn Author Short Story 1879/00/00
The Awful German Language Author Essay 1880/00/00
1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors Author Short Story 1880/00/00
A Tramp Abroad Author Book 1880/00/00
The Prince and the Pauper Author Book 1881/00/00
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
Advice to Youth Author Essay 1882/00/00
The Stolen White Elephant Author Short Story 1882/00/00
Life on the Mississippi Author Book 1883/00/00
Two Views of The Mississippi (essay) Author Essay 1883/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Essays, Treatises and Eruditions
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (book) Author Novel 1884/12/10
  • 1000 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
The Private History of a Campaign That Failed Author Written sketch 1885/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
English As She Is Taught Author Essay 1887/00/00
Mark Twain's Library of Humor Author Book 1888/00/00
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (book) Author Book 1889/00/00
Luck (Twain story) Author Short Story 1891/00/00
Merry Tales Author Short Story 1892/00/00
The American Claimant Author Book 1892/00/00
Those Extraordinary Twins Author Short Story 1892/00/00
The 1000000 Pound Note Author Short Story 1893/00/00
Pudd'nhead Wilson Author Book 1894/00/00
Tom Sawyer Abroad Author Book 1894/00/00
Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses Author Essay 1895/00/00
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc (book) Author Novel 1896/00/00
Tom Sawyer, Detective Author Book 1896/00/00
Following the Equator Author Book 1897/00/00
How to Tell a Story and other Essays Author Book 1897/00/00
Queen Victoria's Jubilee Reporter Essay 1897/06/20
Concerning the Jews Author Essay 1898/00/00
Is He Dead? Author Book 1898/00/00
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg Author Short Story 1899/12/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
A Salutation Speech From the Nineteenth Century to the Twentieth Author Essay 1900/00/00
To the Person Sitting in Darkness Author Essay 1901/00/00
Edmund Burke on Croker and Tammany Author Essay 1901/00/00
The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Updated Author Lyrics 1901/00/00
To My Missionary Critics Author Essay 1901/00/00
A Double Barrelled Detective Story Author Book 1902/00/00
Was it Heaven? Or Hell? (Short Story) Author Short Story 1903/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
Extracts from Adam's Diary Author Short Story 1904/00/00
A Dog's Tale Author Short Story 1904/12/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
King Leopold's Soliloquy Author Pamphlet 1905/00/00
The War Prayer Author Short Story 1905/00/00
The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories Author Book 1906/00/00
What Is Man? Author Essay 1906/00/00
Eve's Diary Author Short Story 1906/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
  • Best American Short Stories
A Horse's Tale Author Book 1907/00/00
Christian Science Author Essay 1907/00/00
Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven Author Short Story 1909/00/00
Is Shakespeare Dead? Author Book 1909/00/00
My Platonic Sweetheart Author Short Story 1912/00/00
The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm (Short Story) Author Short Story 1916/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Mysterious Stranger Author Book 1916/00/00
The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches Author Book 1919/00/00
Europe and Elsewhere Author Book 1923/00/00
The United States of Lyncherdom Author Essay 1923/00/00
Mark Twain's Autobiography Author Book 1924/00/00
The Private Life of Adam and Eve Author Short Story 1931/00/00
Mark Twain's Notebook Author Book 1935/00/00
Slovenly Peter Author Book 1935/00/00
The Washoe Giant in San Francisco Author Book 1938/00/00
Letters from the Earth Author Book 1962/00/00
Mark Twain's Fables of Man Author Book 1972/07/02
Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii Author Book 1975/00/00
The Bible According to Mark Twain Author Book 1996/00/00
Mark Twain's Letters, Volume 1 1853 Author Book 2010/00/00

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