History Blog

December 5

Happy Birthday RIP Walter Elias Disney(1901–1966) ; Little Richard Penniman–81 Joan Didion–79 “Morgan Brittany”(Suzanne Cupito)–62 Amanda (Armand) Lepore–46 Margaret Moran Cho–45 Amy Acker–37 Nicolas “Nick” Stahl–34 Francisco “Frankie” Muñiz IV–28 ; 1933 – Prohibition in the United States ends: Utah becomes the 36th U.S. state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, thus establishing the required 75% of states needed to enact the amendment (this overturned the 18th Amendment which had made the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcohol illegal in the United States).