On This Day: April 08th
This is 99th day of the year and 267 days remain in the year.
The 17th Amendment was ratified, requiring the direct election of U.S. senators by popular vote rather than by the state legislators.
The League of Nations assembled for the last time.
Artist Pablo Picasso died.
Actor Clint Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel, California.
April 08 BirthdaysKofi Annan (1938–)Ghanaian diplomat, secretary-general of the United Nations (1997–),
Betty Fordformer First Lady
Harvey Williams Cushingneurosurgeon