MagicPedia:Selected anniversaries/November 17
From MagicPedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
- 1881 - P. T. Selbit, creator of sawing a woman in half, is born.
- 1884 - J. Albert Briggs, magic dealer, editor and publisher, is born.
- 1887 - Harry Husher, known for his Second Sight act as The Ushers, is born.
- 1923 - Alexander Adrion, recognized German magician and author is born.
- 1998 - "Houdini (Part 1 of 2)" episode of "Grand Illusions: The Story Of Magic" airs on the Canadian Discovery channel.