Harry Houdini Timeline

Personal

March 24, 1874 Born in Budapest, Hungary

1874

March 24

1883, Age 9, calls himself "Erik, Prince of Air"

1883

1887, Harry moves to New York City

1887

1891, Starts calling himself "Harry Houdini"

1891

1893, Performs at World Columbian Expo

1893

1893, Gets married to Bess Rahner

1893

1900, Calls himself "King of Handcuffs"

1900

1904, "Mirror Cuff" performance

1904

1908, "Milk Can" escape

1908

1913, Legally changes name to "Harry Houdini"

1913

October 31, 1926, Dies

1926

October 31

Historical

Historical Events that occurred from 1874-1926

March 2, 1882, Assassination Attempt of Queen Victoria

1882

March 2

May 8, 1886, Coca-Cola was Invented

1886

May 8

January 1, 1891, Production of the first automobiles

1891

January 1

January 1, 1896, First version of modern Olympics

1896

January 1

May 20, 1902, Independence of Cuba

1902

May 20

December 17, 1903, Wright Brothers fly at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

1903

December 17

April 18, 1906, San Francisco Earthquake

1906

April 18

April 15, 1912, Titanic sinks

1912

April 15