Josephine baker

Events

July 3, 1906 Josephine Baker was born in st. Louis Missouri

1906

she became a waitress and worked all the time.

She moved out of her parents house and she got married to Wille Wells and divorced.

1918

They got divorced the same year

Then she married Willie again

1920

She filled in a dixie dancer and performed with them.

1921

The dancer was sick and Josephine jumped right in happily.

She then left Wille to go to New York

1921

she went to pursue her acting and singing and dancing dreams

The "New Josephine Baker" opened in casino dde paris

1930

She got recruited to the french military.

1939

Josephine Baker day was invented.

1939

it was invented because she fought racism.

She then married Robert Brady and they then got divorced.

1973

it lasted only one year

Josephine Baker died

4/12/1975

she died from a stroke in her sleep.