LAST WEEK IN HOUDINI HISTORY
May 3, 1908: Challenged by Bloomingdales to escape packing case at Keith & Proctor's 58th Street Theater in New York.
May 4, 1914: Buys the idea for Walking Through a Wall from S.E. Josolyne. [story]
May 5, 1921: Films scenes for The Man From Beyond at Niagara Falls. [story]
May 6, 1924: Challenges Joaquin Argamasilla, "the man with the X-ray eyes," during public demonstration at the Hotel Pennsylvania.
May 7, 1907: Jumps handcuffed from Weighlock bridge in Rochester, NY. [story]
May 8, 1923: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and family attend Houdini's show in Denver, Colorado.
May 9, 1921: Terror Island is released in the UK.