Wednesday, May 08, 2013
The 17th Amendment is re-ratified, after the Wisconsin Legislature passes the correct version.
Pres. Wilson orders all 4th-class postmasters to take a competitive civil service exam to keep their jobs. In other words, he’s trying to get rid of Taft’s patronage appointments.
A supposed British suffragist plot to blow up St. Paul’s is foiled.
Headline of the Day -100: “Paris Anarchists Hoot King Alfonso.”