On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Dehmel, writer, dies at 56