December 05, 2003

"I think this would be a good time for a beer."

The 70th Aniversary of the repeal of Prohibition is today - Friday Dec. 5th

“I think this would be a good time for a beer.” So said President Roosevelt upon hearing of the repeal of Prohibition. Seventy years ago today, December 5th, 2003, the requisite two- thirds of states ratified the 21st amendment, marking the end of Prohibition nationwide.

Posted by DaveH at December 5, 2003 12:11 PM
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