What Happened on October 31, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Savile, English entertainer and suspected sexual predator, born in Leeds (d. 2011)
  • Shirley Dinsdale, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured

Magician & Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician & Escape Artist
Harry Houdini