Eleanor Marx, Prohibition, Yippies

On this day: January 16
The U.S. ratifies the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, authorizing Prohibition one year after states' ratification (1919)

The Youth International Party is founded (1968)

The Shah of Iran flees Iran with his family, relocates to Egypt (1979)

President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War (2001)

b: Eleanor Marx (1855); d: Ma Barker (1935)

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