April 8Illinois primaries for U. S. Senate. Republican antagonists: Senator Charles Samuel Deneen, Mrs. Ruth Hanna McCormick.
April 10Beginning of "Covered Wagon Centennial" celebration. Occasion: 100th anniversary of departure of first wagon train from St. Louis toward Oregon country.
April 10Launching of the Corsair, new $2.000,000 yacht of J. Pierpont Morgan; at Bath, Maine.
April 11Sixty-eighth birthday of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.
April 13Jefferson's birthday.
April 14-19First National Flood Control & Navigation Congress & Exposition; at Mid-South Fair Grounds; Memphis. Tenn.
April 19Address to American Society of Newspaper Editors by President...