On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1913

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • H Ernst, bishop (Breda Neth)
1913 Highlights

About April 8, 1913

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries