Jean-Gaspard Deburau regularly performed in the streets of France as a clown. One day, while out with his wife, someone began to harass him. Deburau grew volatile and attacked, killing the boy by slamming his head on stone.
You’ve pry heard someone use “clown college” as an insult at one point or another. However, there are numerous schools across the world willing to teach all about clowning and being a clown.