Jean-Eugène Robert – AKA Robert-Houdin

Master of magic Robert-Houdin was born Jean-Eugène Robert in Blois, France, on 7 December 1805—a day after his autobiography said he was. Continue reading

Magician to use electricity in his act

Beginning in 1845, Jean-Eugene Robert-Houdin (Magician) of Blois, France started using electricity in his act, preforming in Paris theatres, baffling audiences with brilliant sleight-of-hand tricks. Continue reading

A Museum for Laughs in Canada

A museum of humour was opened on April 1st, 1993 called Un Nouveau Muse… Pour Rire or “a new Museum for Laughs” in English. Located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Continue reading