THE WEEK IN HOUDINI HISTORY
April 19, 1916: Suspended straitjacket escape from the Munsey building in Washington, D.C.
April 20, 1919: Houdini arrives in Los Angeles to begin work on The Grim Game. [Photo]
April 21, 1911: Bess writes to Hardeen: "Harry is worked to death, he looks so old, he is quite gray.”
April 22, 1916: President Wilson attends Houdini's performance at B.F. Keith's Theatre in Washington D.C.
April 23, 1906: Naked jail escape at Newark police headquarters in 11 mins.
April 24, 1914: Houdini performs his Grand Magical Revue at the Palace Theater in Oldham.
April 25, 1908: The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin is published.