National Magic Day takes place on October 31 and reminds us that many miracles happen on earth, which we sometimes do not pay attention to. Initially, the date was dedicated to the illusionist Houdini, but later began to honor everyone who has anything to do with magic. Join the celebration and experience the wonders for yourself!
Magic has played a huge role in history. From sad witch burnings to curious modern shows featuring mind-boggling stunts. In the latter direction, Houdini played an important role. It’s a pity, his death was sad – he got appendicitis after being hit in the stomach by a student.
Harry was born in Budapest. Escape from the nets of death became his specialty in magic programs: he was really a master! Ropes, chains, straitjackets, closed spaces – he could find a loophole anywhere. Houdini appeared before the surprised audience again, destroying all worries about his life. One day, he went too far and suggested that police from all over the city try to handcuff him.
It is noteworthy that:
- earlier belief in magic was considered a pagan superstition;
- it has been proven that the clergy not only hunted witches, but also dabbled in magic on their own. This is reflected in some research;
- in the Middle Ages, science and magic were inseparable spheres;
- magic was divided into male and female;
- witchcraft could be charged even for the color of hair, eyes, freckles;
- the last law regarding witchcraft was canceled only in 1951 in England. Seems like it wasn’t that long ago.
How to celebrate
Learn to perform magic tricks – start with the simplest and move on to more complex ones. Forgive your friends to appreciate the skills! Watch your favorite films, such as Harry Potter. Organize a party and celebrate the holiday with your loved ones.
When Magic Day celebrated in 2022?
Magic Day is observed on October 31 each year.