91 years ago today, October 22nd, Houdini was struck in stomach in Montreal.
Two days later, on October 24th, Houdini collapses in Detroit and one week later, on October 31st Houdini dies.
Later this week, I will share from my personal collection, Houdini’s last week leading up to his death as reported by The Philadelphia Record Newspaper:
- Oct 25th – Houdini is near death with acute appendicitis
- Oct 26th – Physicians despair over condition of Houdini
- Oct 29th – Harry Houdini Suffers Relapse
- Oct 30th – Houdini Slightly Better After Second Operation