History Blog

December 5

Happy Birthday RIP Walter Elias Disney(1901–1966) ; Little Richard Penniman–80 Joan Didion–78 Morgan Brittany(Suzanne Cupito)–60 Amanda Lepore–45 Margaret Moran Cho–44 Photo Larry–39 Amy Acker–36 Nicolas “Nick” Stahl–33 Francisco “Frankie” Muñiz IV–27 ; 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).