21st APRIL :
In this day in 1865,A train left Washington D.C for spring field, Illinois.It was carrying the coffin of the assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. About 300 people accompanied with the coffin including Robert ,the eldest son of the President.
Along with them was the youngest son William Wallace Lincoln’s coffin who died in 1862, February the 20th.
Both the father and son made their last journey by the train which finally destroyed by a prairie fire in 1911.
American writer humorist Mark Twain died.
21st APRIL : Great American writer mark twain died in this day 1910, the day after the halley’s comet returns.The cause was a heart attack. He was 74 years old.
His real name was Samuel Longhorne Clemens , Mark twain was his pen name.Among his many quotes the most famous is,”If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything”.
His most famous books are “The adventures of tom sawyer” and “The adventures of Huckleberry Finn”,also the children may love Mark Twain’s book,”A Child’s Biography”
With his quote,”All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, then success is sure.”we put our heart rendering respect in his loving memory.