David Blaine White

Portrait
Born: Apr 04, 1973 AD
Currently alive, at 41 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Magician


1973 - Born on the 4th of April in Brooklyn, New York City.

 

1991 - He attended Passaic Valley High School in Little Falls, New Jersey, Blaine graduated.

 

1999 - He spent seven days buried inside a glass coffin at the bottom of an open pit in front of a New York City building provided to him by Donald Trump, "Premature Burial".

 

2000 - On the 27th of November, he began a stunt called "Frozen in Time," which was covered on a TV special. Blaine stood in a closet of ice located in Times Square, New York. 

 

2001 - Blaine's next stunt was called "Vertigo." He was to have started training for this particular stunt in Los Angeles, California, and was scheduled to board an American Airlines flight from Logan International Airport in Boston to Los Angeles on 11th of September.

 

2002 - On May, he performed the stunt in Bryant Park, New York City, where a crane lifted him onto a 90 ft (27 m) high and 22 in (56 cm) wide pillar. He remained on the pillar for exactly 34 hours and 23 minutes without food, water or anything to lean on. With his legs weak from standing atop the pillar for so long, he ended the feat by jumping down onto a landing platform made of a 12 foot (3.7 m) high pile of cardboard boxes.

 

2003 - On the 5th of September, Blaine began his 44-day endurance stunt sealed inside a transparent Plexiglas case suspended 30 feet (9 m) in the air over Potters Fields Park on the south bank of the River Thames in London.

 

2006 - On the 1st May, he was submerged in an 2.4 metres (8 feet) diameter, water-filled sphere in front of the Lincoln Center in New York for a planned seven days and seven nights, using tubes for air and nutrition. 

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