Saturday, July 17, 2021

FLASHBACK: Death in Asbury Park

During my summer slowdown I thought I'd offer up some relevant "flashback" posts to scratch that Houdini history itch. Today we mark a dark anniversary.

On July 17, 1913, Houdini's mother died in Asbury Park, New Jersey. CLICK HERE for a post from 2016 that deep dives into these tragic few days 108 year ago.

1 comment:

  1. So Mama was in a coffin in the parlor of 278 until Harry arrived? She must have been decomposing by the time he returned.