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Magicpedia:Selected anniversaries/February 11

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  • 1844 - Alexander Herrmann was born in Paris to a physician who occasionally performed throughout Europe as a conjuror.
  • 1884 - Jack Miller, expert on the use of the Holdout, was born.
  • 1910 - J. B. Bobo was born in Texarkana, Arkansas and christened with those initials only.
  • 1926 - Jackie Flosso was born Jack Levinson to legendary magician Al Flosso.
  • 1943 - Bess Houdini, wife and assistant of Harry Houdini, died aboard a train bound for New York as it arrived in the town of Needles, California.
  • 1991 - Tommy Martin, the first magician to play Radio City Music Hall in New York City, passed away of complications from Alzheimer's Disease in Houston.
  • 1996 - Ludwig Hanemann, was a bizarrist, magician, and mentalist from Germany known as Punx, died.