Saturday Nov 30
Mark Twain turns 178 today [photo gallery]
It's Mark Twain's birthday today. On this day in 1835, the author of several America classics and former writer for the "Territorial Enterprise" in Virginia City was born.
Nevada Nuggets: Twain's legend begins
<![CDATA[In a column for the Territorial Enterprise entitled "Letter from Carson City," published on Feb. 3, 1863, reporter Samuel Clemens signed off with "Yours, dreamily, MARK TWAIN" setting the tone for his future distinguished career. Source: "The Works of Mark Twain" (Univ. of Calif. Press, 1979)