Prohibition, Huey Newton, Stimulus Package

On this day: February 17
The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the U.S. (1933)

The Voice of America begins to transmit radio broadcasts into the Soviet Union (1947)

President Barack Obama signs into law the $787 billion Stimulus Package in Denver, Colorado.

b: André Maginot (1877), Hans Morgenthau (1904), Jim Brown (1936), Huey P. Newton (1942); d: Khalid Abdul Muhammad (2001)

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