Friday, March 4, 2011

Happy birthday, Hardeen

Today is the birthday of Houdini's brother and fellow escape artist, Theo. Hardeen. Even though "Dash" (as he was known) adopted February 29th as his birthday and Appleton, Wisconsin as his birthplace, records show he was actually born in Budapest, Hungary on March 4, 1876. So happy birthday, Dash!


  1. Did I miss this on March 4th? Or did you do something sneaky and ad this just now? lol

  2. I snuck this in today. I was guilted into it by Kevin Connolly's post. My original plan was to only celebrate Dash's birthday on Feb 29th, but...