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Magicpedia:Selected anniversaries/October 13

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  • 1894 - Carl Fleming (1894-1940) was born Caryl Stacy Fleming in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
  • 1919 - The Grim Game, a silent film starring Harry Houdini, is released.
  • 1939 - Nate Leipzig (1873-1939), one of the early pioneers of performing simple straight forward magic, passes away.
  • 1941 - David Devant (1868-1941), an English magician, shadowgraphist and film exhibitor, passes away.
  • 1947 - Allan Ackerman is born.
  • 1974 - Ed Sullivan(1901-1974), an American entertainment writer and television host, passes away at the age of 73.
  • 1977 - Harold Sterling (1899-1977) dies in New Port Richey, Florida.