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Magicpedia:Selected anniversaries/November 12

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  • 1892 - Charles Brush, known as "Baffles", is born.
  • 1954 - Ken Allen starts his first issue of Allen's Attic magazine.
  • 1965 - Al Wheatley, an Australian born magician known as Chop Chop who popularized the Chop Cup, died.
  • 1973 - Cardini, born Richard Valentine Pitchford and became a well known British manipulator, died
  • 1987 - Bert Easley, who popularized "The Lean" in the 40s, passes away after complications following surgery for the amputation of one of his legs.
  • 1988 - Siegfried and Roy premiered their "Tsumura Illusion" show at the White Theater in Tokyo.