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King Of Handcuffs
King Of Handcuffs The man known world wide as the most famous magician of all time, Harry Houdini, was born March 24, 1874 in Budapest. Although Houdini often claimed to be born in Appleton, Wisconsin, Houdini actually came to the United States when he was four years old. In later years, in a magazine interview, Houdini said, the greatest escape I ever made was when I left Appleton, Wisconsin. Houdini's actual name was Ehrich Weiss. His father was Mayer Samuel Weiss. He was a Rabbi for the G...