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5 Things You May Not Have Known About Houdini

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Harry Houdini is known as one of the greatest Illusionists and stunt performers of all time. Famous for escaping from straight jackets, hand cuffs, prison cells and even a sealed milk can, Houdini's stunts have been studied and lauded since he was astonishing audiences all over the world. But here are five surprising things you may not have known about this talented illusionist. 

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