Howard Thurston

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Birthday
20, 1869
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Apr 13, 1936 (66)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1869
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Apr 13, 1936 (66)

About

A world famous magician who had a show so large that it took up eight train wagons when moving from venue to venue.

Before Fame

Due to an unhappy childhood, he ran away to join the traveling circus.

Trivia

He was called the King of Cards and one of his most famous tricks was The Rising Card, where a card chosen by an audience member appeared to rise up out of the deck.

Family Life

He grew up in Columbus, Ohio.

Associated With

Witnessing Alexander Hermann's stage act got him inspired to make his own that's just as good.