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Magicpedia:Selected anniversaries/October 30

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  • 1891 - Zina Bennett was born.
  • 1903 - Conrad Bosschieter, known as Connie Bush, was born.
  • 1923 - Topper Martyn, a popular comedy magicican was born Victor Martyn in England.
  • 1948 - Fifteen students of magic and the occult failed to establish contact with the spirit of the late Harry Houdini at a seance held in the Greenwich Village apartment of Conjurors' Editor Walter B. Gibson.
  • 1981 - Maurice Fogel, a professional magician and mentalist known own as "The Amazing Fogel" dies.
  • 2004 - Sidney Hollis Radner auctionned his collection of Houdini's items in Las Vegas.