Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition

On December 5, 1933 Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment, repealing Prohibition.

Do you really need more of a reason to celebrate today than that?

Well, if you insist, in addition to Repeal Day, today is also Blue Jeans Day, Bathtub Party Day, and the International Day of the Ninja. And the United Nations recommends you observe International Volunteer Day. No one is encouraged to volunteer as a ninja today, not as far as we can tell.

Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901. George Armstrong Custer was born on this day in 1839.

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