Via The Lively Morgue:
Dec. 21, 1933: From the Mid-Week Pictorial. Americans visiting Paris celebrated the end of Prohibition in the United States in a “real two-fisted manner,” its original caption stated.
I’m not sure why Americans abroad waited 16 days to celebrate the end of Prohibition, but it sure looks like they had a good time.
Be sure to raise a glass in honor of the 21st Amendment today.
Here’s a good video on Green Hat Gin and some history from Prohibition in our nation’s capitol: