What Happened on February 8, 1920

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bolshevik troops capture Odessa, bringing an end to foreign involvement in the resistance against Bolshevik rule
  • Swiss men vote against women's suffrage

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy Blattner, baseball player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Lana Turner, American actress (Survivors, Falcon Crest), born in Wallace, Idaho (d. 1995)

Actress Lana Turner
Actress
Lana Turner

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Dehmel, writer, dies at 56