Paris in History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 615

  • 1914-01-22 Paul Claudel's play "L'échange" premieres in Paris
  • 1914-05-15 Henri Rabaud's opera "Marouf, savetier de Caire" premieres in Paris
  • 1914-08-30 1st German plane bombs Paris, 2 killed
  • 1914-08-31 General von Kluck decides not to attack Paris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1914-09-01 Lord Kitchener arrives in Paris

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener

Battle of InterestFirst Battle of the Marne

1914-09-06 World War I: First Battle of the Marne begins, French and British forces prevent German advance on Paris (till the 12th Sept)
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French forces at the First Battle of the Marne
French forces at the First Battle of the Marne
  • 1914-12-10 French government returns to Paris
  • 1915-10-21 1st transatlantic radiotelephone message, Arlington, Va to Paris
  • 1916-01-29 1st bombing of Paris by German Zeppelins takes place
  • 1916-06-14 Representatives of eight Allied nations hold an economic conference in Paris at which they discuss ways to cripple their enemies economic power during and after the war

CameraFamous Photo

1916-08-12 Picasso, Max Jacob, Kisling, Ortiz & Paquerette photographed in Paris

Painter Pablo Picasso
Painter
Pablo Picasso

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1917-02-13 Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is arrested in Paris on suspicion that she is a German spy

Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy Mata Hari
Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy
Mata Hari
  • 1917-05-18 Satie, Massine and Picasso's ballet "Parade" premieres in Paris
  • 1917-06-14 General Pershing and his HQ staff arrived in Paris during WW I
  • 1917-07-24 Trial of Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari begins in Paris for allegedly spying for Germany and thus causing the deaths of 50,000 soldiers
  • 1917-10-15 Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is executed by firing squad for spying for Germany during WWI at Vincennes near Paris

  • 1918-02-09 Sacha Guitry's "Deburan" premieres in Paris
  • 1918-03-23 Crépy-en-Laonnoise: German artillery shells Paris, 256 killed
  • 1918-03-23 Paris bombs "Thick Bertha's Dike" (nickname for the widow Krupp)
  • 1919-01-18 The Paris peace conference (aka the Versailles peace conference) opens to draw up the treaties formally ending the Great War (WWI)
  • 1919-02-15 American Legion organizes in Paris

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1919-02-19 Pan-African Congress, organized by W.E.B. Du Bois (Paris)

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois
Civil Rights Activist
W.E.B. Du Bois

Conference meetingConference of Interest

1919-03-25 Woodrow Wilson's dream of a League of Nations becomes a reality after the League Covenant is adopted at the Paris Peace Conference

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • 1919-03-30 Paul Claudel's "Tête d'Or" premieres in Paris
  • 1919-05-04 Demonstrates organised by students erupt in China, after news from the Paris Peace Conference that the Allies intend to give Shangtung to Japan
  • 1919-05-06 Paris Peace Conference disposes of German colonies; German East Africa is assigned to Britain and France, German South West Africa to South Africa

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1919-08-04 Rodin Museum opens in Paris in The hôtel Biron containing works left to the state by the sculptor Auguste Rodin

Sculptor Auguste Rodin
Sculptor
Auguste Rodin
  • 1919-08-25 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
  • 1920-01-10 Inauguration of the League of Nations held in Paris
  • 1920-01-16 1st assembly of the League of Nations is held in Paris
  • 1920-02-21 Darius Milhaud & Jean Cocteau's ballet, premieres in Paris
  • 1920-11-11 The burials of unknown soldiers take place simultaneously in Westminster Abbey, London, and at the Arc de Triomphe, Paris.
  • 1920-12-12 Maurice Ravels ballet "La Valse" premieres in Paris
  • 1921-01-24 Paris Conference on reparations is held
  • 1921-08-28 2nd Pan-African Congress meets (London, Brussels & Paris)

  • 1922-01-20 Arthur Honegger's ballet "Skating Rink" premieres, Paris

Book releaseHistoric Publication

1922-02-02 James Joyce's "Ulysses" published in Paris (1,000 copies)

Novelist & Poet James Joyce
Novelist & Poet
James Joyce
  • 1922-08-20 1st world championship athletics for women, held in Paris
  • 1923-11-11 Eternal flame lit for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
  • 1924-05-04 VIII Summer Olympic Games open at Olympic Stadium of Colombes, Paris, France
  • 1924-07-07 American Robert LeGendre sets then long jump world record at 25' 5½" in Paris, France
  • 1924-07-20 Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) forms in Paris
  • 1924-07-27 VIII Summer Olympic Games close in Paris, France
  • 1924-08-03 Dutch track cyclist Piet Moeskops wins his 4th consecutive UCI world sprint championship in Paris
  • 1924-10-11 Bureau of Surrealist Research opens in Paris, directed by Antonin Artaud, resource centre for surrealist writers

Book releaseHistoric Publication

1924-10-15 André Breton publishes his "Surrealist Manifesto" with Éditions du Sagittaire in Paris

Writer and Surrealist André Breton
Writer and Surrealist
André Breton
  • 1924-12-01 "La Révolution surréaliste" publishes its first issue in Paris, edited by André Breton
  • 1924-12-14 Respighi's symphony "Pini di Roma" premieres in Paris

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1925-10-02 Josephine Baker first performs in Paris in La Revue Nègre at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Dancer, Singer, Spy and Civil Rights Activist Josephine Baker
Dancer, Singer, Spy and Civil Rights Activist
Josephine Baker
  • 1926-05-25 Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of the Ukrainian People's Republic
  • 1926-12-16 Darius Milhauds opera "Le Pauvre Matelot" premieres in Paris

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1927-05-20 At 7:40 AM, Charles Lindbergh takes off from New York to cross the Atlantic for Paris, aboard Spirit of St Louis (1st non-stop flight)

  • 1927-05-21 Aviator Charles Lindbergh, in the Spirit of St Louis, lands in Paris after the first solo air crossing of Atlantic
  • 1927-12-27 Philip Barry's "Paris Bound" premieres in NYC
  • 1928-07-29 23rd Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (4-1)
  • 1928-10-08 Cole Porter and E Ray Goetz' musical "Paris" premieres in NYC
  • 1928-10-09 Marcel Pagnol's "Topaz" premieres in Paris
  • 1928-11-22 "Bolero" by Maurice Ravel first performed publicly (Paris)

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1928-12-13 George Gershwin's "An American In Paris" premieres (NYC)

Composer and Pianist George Gershwin
Composer and Pianist
George Gershwin
  • 1929-03-09 Marcel Pagnol's "Marius" premieres in Paris
  • 1929-05-21 Sergei Prokoviev's ballet "Prodigal Son" premieres in Paris
  • 1929-07-28 24th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
  • 1929-11-08 Jean Giraudoux' "Amphitryon '38" premieres in Paris
  • 1930-07-27 25th International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris: Jean Borotra beats American George Lott 5-7, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, 8-6 to give France an unassailable 3-1 lead; ends 4-1
  • 1931-07-26 26th International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris: Henri Cochet beats Fred Perry 6-4, 1-6, 9-7, 6-3 to give France 3-2 win over Great Britain
  • 1931-11-04 Jean Genet's "Judith" premieres in Paris
  • 1932-04-26 Jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine" premieres in Paris
  • 1932-07-31 27th International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris: Jean Borotra beats American Wilmer Allison 1-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 to give France unassailable 3-1 lead; ends 3-2
  • 1933-02-27 Jean Genet's "Intermezzo" premieres in Paris
  • 1933-06-05 French Championship Women's Tennis: England's Margaret Scriven is first woman from that country to win the singles title in Paris; beats beats Simonne Mathieu 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

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1933-06-07 George Balanchine and Kurt Weills' ballet chanté "7 Deadly Sins" premieres in Paris

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • 1933-07-30 28th International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris: Fred Perry beats André Merlin 4-6, 8-6, 6-2, 7-5 to give Great Britain a 3-2 victory over France
  • 1933-10-13 JDJ Boularan's "Tovarich" premieres in Paris
  • 1933-12-23 Train crash in Eastern Paris; 230 die
  • 1933-12-24 Paris express train derails & kills 160, injures 300 (France)
  • 1934-01-21 Parisian baker and "student of medieval life" Henri Littière appears in court charged with forcing his adulterous wife Juliette to wear a chastity belt. Having committed the same offence in 1932, he was sentenced to three months in prison and fined 50 francs for cruelty to his wife
  • 1934-12-21 French film "Zouzou" premieres in Paris, starring Josephine Baker; 1st black woman to star in a major motion picture
  • 1935-03-21 Jean Anouilh's play "Y avait un prisonnier" premieres in Paris
  • 1935-11-21 Jean Giraudoux' "La Guerre de Troie n'Aura" premieres in Paris
  • 1936-02-22 Sonja Henie of Norway follows up her Winter Olympics victory with an incredible 10th consecutive women’s World Championship figure skating gold medal in Paris, France
  • 1936-02-28 Karl Schäfer of Austria follows up his Winter Olympics victory with his 7th consecutive men’s figure skating World Championship title in Paris, France
  • 1936-02-28 Olympic champions Ernst Baier and Maxi Herber of Germany win their 4th consecutive pairs figure skating gold medal at the World Championships in Paris, France

MurderMurder of Interest

1936-04-14 French singer Édith Piaf questioned after nightclub owner and her patron Louis Leplée murdered in Paris

Singer Edith Piaf
Singer
Edith Piaf
  • 1937-02-16 Jean Anouilh's "Le Voyageur Sans Baggage" premieres in Paris
  • 1937-11-25 World's Fair of Paris closes (31.2 million visitors)
  • 1938-01-10 Jean Anouilh's "La Sauvage" premieres in Paris
  • 1938-06-19 FIFA World Cup Final, Stade Olympique de Colombes, Paris, France: Luigi Colausig & Silvio Piola each score 2 goals as Italy beats Hungary, 4-1
  • 1938-11-10 Second day of Kristallnacht: pogrom against the Jews in Germany and Austria after assassination of a German diplomat in Paris
  • 1939-07-07 "The Rules of the Game", French film directed by Jean Renoir, starring Nora Gregor and Paulette Dubost, premieres in Paris
  • 1939-08-03 Jean Genet's "Ondine" premieres in Paris

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1940-05-16 British Premier Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
  • 1940-05-22 UK Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris to decide with General Maxime Weygand a strategy to save the city
  • 1940-05-31 Winston Churchill flies to Paris to meet with French Marshal Philippe Pétain who announces he is willing to make a separate peace with Germany
  • 1940-06-13 Paris evacuates before German advance
  • 1940-06-14 German forces enter Paris during WWII
  • 1940-06-15 World War II: France surrenders to NAZI Germany, German troops occupy Paris

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1940-06-23 After conquering France, Adolf Hitler visits Paris and views the Eiffel Tower and the grave of Napoleon Bonaparte

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1940-11-11 Thousands of Paris students lay a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier
  • 1941-04-14 1st massive German raid in Paris, 3,600 Jews rounded up

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 772

  • 1856-03-16 Napoléon IV, Prince Imperial, Head of the House of Bonaparte (1873-79), born in Paris, French Empire (d. 1879)
  • 1856-07-24 Charles Émile Picard, French mathematician, born in Paris (d. 1941)
  • 1856-12-27 André Gedalge, French composer (le Petit Savoyard, Phoebé) and Mayor of Chessy, Seine-et-Marne, born in Paris, France (d. 1926)
  • 1857-04-19 Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, French scholar and philosopher, born in Paris (d. 1939)
  • 1857-11-02 Joseph Babinski, Polish-French neurologist (Babinski reflex), born in Paris (d. 1932)
  • 1858-03-13 Maximilien Luce, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1941)

Person of interestRudolf Diesel

1858-03-18 Rudolf Diesel, French-born German engineer (invented the diesel engine), born in Paris, France (disappeared 1913)

Mechanical Engineer Rudolf Diesel
Mechanical Engineer
Rudolf Diesel
  • 1858-05-19 Roland Napoléon Bonaparte, French prince and president of the Société de Géographie, born in Paris, France (d. 1924)
  • 1859-05-02 Eugène d'Harcourt, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1918)
  • 1859-05-15 Pierre Curie, French physicist (Nobel 1903) and husband of Marie Curie, born in Paris, France (d. 1906)
  • 1859-05-30 Pierre Janet, French psychologist and neurologist (contributed to the modern concept of mental and emotional disorders involving anxiety, phobias, and other abnormal behaviour), born in Paris (d. 1947)
  • 1859-10-14 Camille Chevillard, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1923)

Person of interestGeorges Seurat

1859-12-02 Georges Seurat, French post-impressionist painter (A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grande Jatte), born in Paris, France (d. 1891)

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat
  • 1859-12-12 Maurice Donnay, French playwright (Lovers), born in Paris (d. 1945)
  • 1860-07-26 Philippe J Bunau-Varilla, French engineer (Colombia-Panama), born in Paris (d. 1940)
  • 1860-12-13 Lucien Guitry, French actor (La Dame aux camélias), born in Paris, France (d. 1925)
  • 1861-06-10 Pierre Duhem, French naturalist, philosopher and historian, born in Paris (d. 1916)
  • 1861-12-08 George Méliès, French early filmmaker (A trip to the Moon), born in Paris (d. 1938)
  • 1862-07-18 Victor, Prince Napoléon (Napoléon V ), French pretender to throne, born in Palais-Royal, Paris (d. 1926)
  • 1862-12-07 Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde), born in Paris (d. 1920)
  • 1862-12-08 Georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's), born in Paris (d. 1921)
  • 1863-01-01 Pierre de Coubertin, French educator and historian (founder International Olympic Committee), born in Paris, France (d. 1937)
  • 1863-11-11 Paul Signac, French painter (developed the technique called pointillism with Georges Seurat), born in Paris (d. 1935)
  • 1863-12-05 Paul Painlevé, French Prime Minister (1917, 1925), born in Paris (d. 1933)
  • 1863-12-25 Charles Pathé, French pioneer of film and record industries (Pathé Brothers, 1896), born in Paris, France (d. 1957)
  • 1864-10-14 Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental), born in Paris (d. 1924)

Person of interestHenri Desgrange

1865-01-31 Henri Desgrange, French cyclist and journalist, founder of the Tour-de-France, born in Paris, France (d. 1940)

Cyclist and Founder of the Tour-de-France Henri Desgrange
Cyclist and Founder of the Tour-de-France
Henri Desgrange
  • 1865-10-01 Paul Dukas, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1935)
  • 1867-01-20 Yvette Guilbert [Emma Laure Esther Guilbert], French singer and actress, born in Paris, France (d. 1944)
  • 1867-11-27 Charles Koechlin, French composer (The Jungle Book), born in Paris (d. 1950)
  • 1868-05-06 Gaston Leroux, French writer (The Phantom of the Opera), born in Paris (d. 1927)
  • 1869-04-12 Henri Désiré Landru, French sex murderer, born in Paris (d. 1922)

Person of interestAndré Gide

1869-11-22 Andre Gide, French writer (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947), born in Paris (d. 1951)

Writer André Gide
Writer
André Gide
  • 1870-09-24 Georges Claude, French engineer and inventor (neon light), born in Paris (d. 1960)
  • 1870-12-02 Francis Casadesus, French violinist, composer and conductor, born in Paris (d. 1954)
  • 1871-05-27 Georges Rouault, French expressionist painter (Miserere et Guerre), born in Paris (d. 1958)
  • 1871-07-10 Marcel Proust, French intellectual and novelist (Remembrance of Things Past), born in Paris, France (d. 1922)
  • 1872-01-23 Paul Langevin, French physicist, born in Paris, France (d. 1946)
  • 1872-03-19 Anna Held, Polish-born French actress and singer (A Parisian Model), born in Warsaw (d. 1918)
  • 1872-04-09 Léon Blum, Prime Minister of France (People's Front Government), born in Paris (d. 1950)
  • 1872-09-20 Maurice Gamelin, French Army general (unable to stop the German assault on France (May 1940)), born in Paris (d. 1958)
  • 1873-01-08 Lucien Capet, French composer and violinist, born in Paris, France (d. 1928)

Person of interestColette

1873-01-28 Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist and performer (Gigi), born in Paris, France

Novelist and Performer Colette
Novelist and Performer
Colette
  • 1873-07-01 Alice Guy-Blaché, French film director who was the first woman to direct a film (The Fairy of the Cabbages), born in Paris (d. 1968)
  • 1873-09-08 Alfred Jarry, French writer (Ubu Roi), born in Layal, Mayenne, Paris (d. 1907)
  • 1873-11-10 Henri Rabnaud, French composer (Le Premer Glaire), born in Paris, France (d. 1949)
  • 1874-01-25 W. Somerset Maugham, British novelist & poet (Of Human Bondage), born in Paris, France (d. 1965)

Person of interestHenri Farman

1874-05-26 Henri Farman, British-French aviator who broke several aviation records, born in Paris (d. 1958)

Aviator Henri Farman
Aviator
Henri Farman
  • 1875-04-04 Pierre Monteux, French-American conductor (Boston Symph Orch 1919-24), born in Paris, France (d. 1964)
  • 1875-07-31 Harry Northrup [Henri N.], French-born American poet and actor (The Heart of Maryland, The Unchastened Woman), born in Paris, France (d. 1936)
  • 1875-10-02 Henry Février, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1957)
  • 1876-04-04 Maurice de Vlaminck, Fauvist painter (Village in the Snow), born in Paris, France (d. 1958)
  • 1877-02-12 Louis Renault, French automobile executive, born in Paris, France (d. 1944)
  • 1877-04-24 Charles Cuvillier, French composer of operetta (The Naughty Princess), born in Paris (d. 1955)
  • 1877-04-30 Alice B. Toklas, American-Parisian avant-garde and companion of Gertrude Stein, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1967)
  • 1877-06-14 Jane Bathori, French mezzo-soprano, born in Paris (d. 1970)
  • 1878-02-21 Mirra Richard [The Mother], French-born Indian spiritual leader (Sri Aurobindo), born in Paris, France (d. 1973)
  • 1878-05-28 Paul Pelliot, French Sinologist and Orientalist best known for his explorations of Central Asia and his discovery of many important Chinese texts among the Dunhuang manuscripts, born in Paris (d. 1945)
  • 1878-06-06 Vincent de Moro-Giafferi, French criminal attorney, born in Paris (d. 1956)
  • 1878-06-25 Jean Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1959)
  • 1878-10-17 Henri Mulet, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1967)
  • 1879-01-22 Francis Picabia, French avante-garde artist, writer and typographist (Amorous Parade), born in Paris, France (d. 1953)
  • 1879-04-20 Paul Poiret, French couturier, the most fashionable dress designer of pre-World War I, born in Paris (d. 1944)
  • 1879-07-01 Leon Jouhaux, French socialist and co-founder UN's ILO (Nobel 1951), born in Paris (d. 1954)
  • 1879-11-13 Maurice Delage, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1961)
  • 1881-03-20 Eugène Schueller, French chemist, founder of L'Oréal, born in Paris, France (d. 1957)
  • 1881-11-08 Robert Esnault-Pelterie, French engineer and aviation pioneer who contributed to early heavier-than-air flight in Europe, born in Paris (d. 1957)
  • 1882-03-19 Gaston Lachaise, American sculptor (Standing Woman), born in Paris, France (d. 1935)
  • 1882-11-18 Jacques Maritain, French Catholic philosopher (exponent of St Thomas), born in Paris (d. 1973)
  • 1882-11-22 Charles Vildrac, French author, poet and playwright (La Brouille, Michel Auclair, Notes sur la technique poétique), born in Paris, France (d. 1971)
  • 1883-10-31 Marie Laurencin, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1956)
  • 1883-12-22 Edgard Varèse, French-born composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1965)
  • 1884-01-31 Nicholas Joy, French actor (Gentleman's Agreement, Desk Set, Boss Lady), born in Paris, France (d. 1964)
  • 1884-06-13 Étienne Gilson, French philosopher and historian, born in Paris (d. 1978)
  • 1884-06-30 Georges Duhamel, French author (Vie et aventures de Salavin, 5 vol.), born in Paris (d. 1966)
  • 1885-06-29 André Gailhard, French classical music composer, born in Paris (d. 1966)
  • 1886-03-07 Raymond Largay, American actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin (d. 1974)
  • 1886-05-09 Francis Biddle, 58th United States Attorney General (1941-45), born in Paris (d. 1968)
  • 1886-11-19 Fernand Crommelynck, Belgian playwright (Le Cocu Magnificent), born in Paris (d. 1970)
  • 1887-09-16 Nadia Boulanger, French composer and conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony), born in Paris, France (d. 1979)
  • 1887-10-24 Octave Lapize, French cyclist (Tour de France 1910), born in Paris, France (d. 1917)
  • 1888-05-27 Louis Durey, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1979)
  • 1888-09-12 Maurice Chevalier, French actor and singer (Thank heaven for little girls), born in Paris (d. 1972)
  • 1889-01-22 Henri Pélissier, French cyclist (Tour de France 1923), born in Paris, France (d. 1935)
  • 1889-01-27 Balthasar van der Pol, physicist (Comparison of Van der Pol)
  • 1889-02-23 Musidora [Jeanne Roques], French actress and director (Les vampires, Judex), born in Paris, France (d. 1957)
  • 1889-05-23 José Padilla, Almería, Spanish composer and pianist (La Violetera - City Lights, Ça c'est Paris - Moulin Rouge)
  • 1889-10-05 Teresa de la Parra, Venezuelan writer (Memorias de Mamá Blanca), born in Paris (d. 1936)
  • 1889-10-25 Abel Gance, French movie director (J'accuse), born in Paris (d. 1981)
  • 1889-11-26 Albert Dieudonné, French actor and novelist (Backbiters, Napoleon), born in Paris, France (d. 1976)
  • 1890-01-01 Alice Tissot, French actress (Italian Straw Hat), born in Paris, France (d. 1971)
  • 1890-04-23 Marcel L'Herbier, French director and screenwriter (El Dorado), born in Paris (d. 1979)
  • 1890-08-15 Jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), born in Paris, France (d. 1962)
  • 1891-01-26 Ilya G Ehrenburg, writer (Fall of Paris, The Thaw), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1891-02-12 Maurice Yvain, French operetta composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1965)
  • 1891-04-19 Francoise Rosay [Françoise Bandy de Nalèche], French actress (Interlude, Women in Prison, Saraband), born in Paris, France (d. 1974)
  • 1891-09-11 Noel Gallon, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1966)
  • 1893-04-18 Violette Morris, French athlete and spy for Nazi Germany, born in Paris (d. 1944)
  • 1893-08-21 Lili [Marie-Juliette Olga] Boulanger, French composer (first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize), born in Paris (d. 1918)
  • 1893-08-31 Lily Laskine, French harpist, born in Paris (d. 1988)

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