Monday, March 24, 2008

Harry Houdini Birthday

March 24, 1874

Harry Houdini- Magician and escape artist was born at Budapest, Hungary. Lecturer, athlete, author and expert on history of magic, exposer of fraudulent mediums and motion picture actor. Was best known for his ability to escape from locked restraints. He died on October 31, 1926

For more information on his life and times in Appleton Wisconsin try the book "Spellbinder The Life of Harry Houdini"

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