The use of magic is popular since it was first discovered but maybe its popularity started with Harry Houdini. He is one of the most famous names in the magic industry. Houdini started his profession as a magician in 1894 and used Harry Houdini as his magician name. He is known as a great escape artist where his life is always on the line.
Many people were amazed at his skill of escaping with his hands being handcuffed so he collected fans and audience watching his feats. He is very known for escaping in water-filled tanks while wearing a straightjacket and being handcuffed. This act is his most remarkable trick that made the crowd go wild.