History Click is a San Diego based website for finding entertaining and rare history knowledge. We strive to maintain a truthful unbiased collection of historical knowledge and curated articles. History Click goes down into the depths of our recorded history to celebrate our past and uncover new ways of looking at our history. We will take a logical and non-biased approach to publishing our history content. History Click is also available in newsletter format every morning through the This Day in History email giving our subscribers the best way to relive history.
On This Day
January 16, 1919 The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting the “manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes,” is ratified. Nine months later, Congress passed the Volstead Act, or National Prohibition Act which provided for the enforcement of prohibition. In 1933, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution was passed and ratified, repealing prohibition.