History Blog

October 24

Happy Birthday RIP “Bob Kane”(Robert Kahn 1915–1998) ; Frederick Murray Abraham–84 Kevin Kline–76 Douglas Davidson–69 John Kassir–66 Casey Wilson–43 Oliver Jackson-Cohen–37 ; 1901 – Annie Edson Taylor becomes the first person to go over Niagara Falls, in a barrel ; 1926 – Harry Houdini’s last performance, which is at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan After struggling through the performance with a 104 degree temperature, Houdini gave into doctor’s orders and was rushed to Grace Hospital.