On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Admiral Kolchak surrenders to Bolshevik troops and is executed

Famous Birthdays

  • An Wang, Chinese-American computer engineer (Wang Labs, Wang Computers), born in Shanghai, China (d. 1990)
  • Oscar Brand, Canadian-born American folk vocalist (Draw Me a Laugh), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak, Russian military commander (b. 1874)
  • Alexander Koltsjak, adm/leader Russian counter-revolutionary, executed