The water of the Atlantic is more salty (and denser) than the water of the Pacific, the level of the Pacific water is slightly higher to maintain the same “communicating vessel” water level between the two oceans.
I think it is more interesting that Twain reportedly said:I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year, and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: ‘Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came in together, they must go out together.
According to this, http://www.insidesocal.com/tomhoffarth/2010/05/16/40-years-ago-to-1/ There was another death due to a foul ball.