Repeal Day

December 5, 2020 marks the 87th anniversary of Repeal Day, the day that the last state necessary – Utah – ratified the twenty-first amendment, officially ending the United States’ 13 year ‘experiment’ with prohibition.

Izzy Einstein and Moe Smith, Prohibition Agents

The History Guy remembers two of the best detectives and Prohibition agents in history, Izzy Einstein and Moe Smith. Their ingenious use of disguises to bust bootleggers during Prohibition is history that deserves to be remembered.