How Did Harry Houdini Die? - Magic Expert Tells All Tuesday, December 4, 2012

How Did Harry Houdini Die? - Magic Expert Tells All Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Most people aren’t exactly sure how famous magician, Harry Houdini died in 1925. There are many guesses and myths, but I have the true story for you. Harry Houdini was known for many things and one of those was having the reputation as “the man who could take any punch to the stomach.” Late one evening, while backstage and after one of Harry’s performance, a college student approached him.

Without warning, the student gave Houdini a punch to the stomach, leaving Harry with a burst appendix. This was the ultimate cause of Harry’s death as he tragically died the next day.

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