On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1921

Famous Birthdays

Lana Turner

(Julia) "Lana" Turner, American actress (Peyton Place; The Postman Always Rings Twice; Imitation of Life), born in Wallace, Idaho (d. 1995)

  • Nexhmije Hoxha, Albanian wife of dictator Enver Hoxha 'Lady Macbeth of Albania', born in Manastir, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (d. 2020)
  • Walter "Hoot" Evers, American MLB player, 1941, 1946-56 , 2X All-Star (Detroit Tigers, and 5 other teams) born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin, Russian activist and anarchist, dies at 78
1921 Highlights

About February 8, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius