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Happy Birthday, Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini, the world-famous illusionist and stunt performer, was born on this day in 1874 in Budapest, Hungary. His real name was Erik Weisz. His best-known acts involved escaping from impossible situations such as being chained upside-down in a tank of water. Erik’s family emigrated to the US in 1878, where his father served as […]