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April 8 in History
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.
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