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April 8, 2020 in History

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Events in History


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Bernie Sanders drops out of the Democratic race for US president

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders
  • Saudi-backed coalition fighting Houthi fighters in Yemen calls for a ceasefire after five years to stop the spread of COVID-19
  • World Trade organization predicts a drop in global trade greater than the 2008 financial crisis, between 13% and 32% for 2020