Harry Houdini

  • Birth Name: Erik Weisz
  • Hungarian


Harry Houdini was a notable American 20th century illusionist and escape artist. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1874/03/24 Erik Weisz is born in Budapest to Rabbi Mayer Samuel Weisz and Cecilia Steiner. Born
1886/00/00 The Weisz family arrive in New York City. Life Castle Clinton National Monument New York City
1924/05/00 Harry Houdini and H P Lovecraft's short story "Imprisoned with the Pharaohs" is published in Weird Tales as "Entombed with the Pharaohs". Author Imprisoned with the Pharaohs (Short Story)
1926/10/31 Harry Houdini dies of peritonitis, secondary to a ruptured appendix, in Room 401 at Detroit's Grace Hospital. Died
1926/11/04 The funeral for Harry Houdini is held in the Elks' clubhouse at 108 West 43d Street (razed 1994) in New York City. In Memoriam
1926/11/04 Harry Houdini is buried at Machpelah Cemetery in Glendale, Queens. In Memoriam
1926/11/07 Eddie Cantor and Sir Harry Lauder speak at the Jewish Theatrical Guild's memorial service for Harry Houdini at the Bijou Theatre (razed), 209 W 45th Street, NYC. In Memoriam

1 Creative Work by Harry Houdini »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Imprisoned with the Pharaohs (Short Story) Author Short Story 1924/05/00

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