On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1925

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Alois Pinos, Czech composer, born in Vyskov (d. 2008)
  • Brian Dillon, British Lord Justice of Appeal (1982-94) (d. 2003)
  • Paul Goldsmith, American auto and motorcycle racer (USAC stock car champion 1961-62; 127 NASCAR starts, 9 wins), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia