Repeal Day is an annual feast observed on December 5th. For those who love boozing, this is a fun drinking celebration Day. It’s time for you to raise your glass filled with favorite cocktails or any other drinks you prefer. Repeal Day marks the anniversary where America was permitted to consume alcohol once again. Booze enthusiasts can take this Day to celebrate this Repeal of Prohibition anniversary to sip their favorite drink. It is a perfect Day to drink without listing any excuse. Justify the need for a drink on this Day and joyfully enjoy the feast.
“Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into.” – Don Marquis
History of Repeal Day
The first observance of Repeal Day was celebrated in the year 1933. The Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution has propelled this Day. Between 5th January 1919 and 5th, December 1933 United States was prohibited from consuming alcohol. Thus the start of the twentieth century in America was a dark time without alcohol. Prohibition had been promoted by the Women’s Christian Temperance Union for many years. They had believed that alcohol was the cause of many problems. They had firmly believed that if not all the problems were the cause of alcohol, at least the social ills.
On 16th January 1919, Congress passed the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, enabling national prohibition one year later. It banned alcohol and apparently put an end to alcoholism, crime, mental illness, and poverty. Many women, most notably the members of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, were important in bringing about the national Prohibition in the United States. They had believed that it would protect several families, women, and children from the effects of alcohol abuse. America’s thirst for alcohol had increased during Prohibition. Organized crime rose up that replaced the formerly legal methods of production and distribution.
The proponents of Prohibition had thought that banning alcoholic beverages would reduce or even eliminate many social problems. During Prohibition, people proceeded to produce and drink alcohol. The bootlegging had even helped raise a massive production under the control of organized crime. Drinking had become increasingly fashionable where most mothers worried about the effects of alcohol. On December 5th, 1933, Utah, the final state needed for a three-quarters majority, approved the Twenty-first Amendment, abolishing Prohibition and thereby restoring the Americans with the right to a celebratory drink.
Other Celebrations on December 5
December 5 is also celebrated as
- International Ninja Day
- International Volunteer Day
- World Soil Day
- National Sacher Torte Day
- Bathtub Party Day
How to Celebrate Repeal Day
Celebrating Repeal Day is very simple. Visit your favorite booze shop or pub. Take a glass, fill up your favorite drink and it may be a cocktail or beer or spirit. Say cheers to your family and friends to enjoy the celebration. It is even more joyful when you take a little more time to prepare your drink for your lovable people. Share your views, thoughts, and celebration pictures on social media using the hashtag #RepealDay.
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