Dylan Thomas reads his famous poem, Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night. Thomas who went into a coma on November 5th 1953 after claiming to have drank 18 whiskeys at The White Horse Tavern in New York City’s Greenwich Village the night before. He was held in an oxygen tank at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York. His friends and the bulk of the New York literary scene showed up at the hospital to honor him and pay their respects. Thomas died on November 9th.