FEB. 3, 1863:
SAMUEL CLEMENS USES MARK TWAIN PSEUDONYM
On this day in 1863, writer and humorist Samuel Langhorne Clemens used the pen name “Mark Twain” for the first time.
In 2002, Ken Burns profiled Mark Twain in a two-part special. Head on over to the accompanying site to study the Mark Twain timeline, and explore Mark Twain’s interactive scrapbook.