1926 : Houdini Dies in Detroit

October 31, 2018 all-day

Harry Houdini died in Detroit on October 31, 1926 courtesy of the Michigan Archives

A famous performer in early twentieth century America, Houdini collapses after performing one last time at Detroit’s Garrick theater and dies on Halloween Day.

Source : Michigan Every Day.

Check out National Public Radio account

Also see Vivian M. Baulch, “Harry Houdini: Master of illusion and escape”, Detroit News, October 4, 2000 and Detroit News photo gallery.

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