Florence Mills: Month by Month
: MAY     
    1900    Goes with local kids to Black Patti (Sissieretta Jones) matinee show in DC
1913    Plays Fairyland Theatre, DC as member of the Mills Sisters
    1915    Plays Howard Theatre DC with partner Ethel "Kinky" Caldwell (Clark)
    1917    In support act for vaudeville great Nora Bayes at New York's 39th St Theatre
Plays Grand Theatre, Chicago with the Panama Trio 
    1920    With Tennessee Ten in hit show Folly Town, along with Bert Lahr & Jack Haley
1923    First black international female superstar in Dover Street to Dixie at London Pavilion, to royal acclaim
    1926    Opens in Blackbirds of 1926  at Les Ambassadeurs, Paris, co-starring with Paul Whiteman
    1927    Featured dancer at Paris dinner to honor Lindbergh after his epoch-making transatlantic flight
    1927    Opens in final London engagement of Blackbirds of 1927 at Strand Theatre