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Happy Repeal Day, Maryland and Virginia! (Sorry, D.C.)

The Washington Post reports the repeal of Prohibition on December 5, 1933.Repeal Day, December 5, 1933, was a day of wild celebration. The 18th Amendment was repealed, ending the great experiment known as Prohibition. Booze could finally start flowing again (legally) across the country and Americans were eager to imbibe. But, as kegs were tapped and bottles were uncorked from coast to coast, one place was left out of the party: Washington, D.C.

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