Day In History

Discover the global events and personal stories of November 30

November 30, 1800

Tragedy in the White House: U.S. Presidents Who Lost Children

The misfortune of losing a child while serving in the country’s highest office is one shared by a surprising number of U.S. Presidents.

November 30, 1835

The Birth of Humorist Mark Twain, Née Samuel L. Clemens

Young Mark Twain, in Maui, on horseback, arranges to meet shipboard friends.



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