What Happened on April 8, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 17th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified by Congress, providing for election of senators by popular vote
  • 17th amendment, requiring direct election of US senators, ratified
  • Opening of China's 1st parliament takes place in Peking (now Beijing)

Famous Birthdays

  • H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)