The “Draconian Law That Made Even German Chocolate Cake and Sauerkraut Bad” – Part 1

October 27, 1919: Wilson Vetoes the National Prohibition Act

The crowning achievement of the Prohibition movement that swept America in the early part of the 20th century was the ratification of the 18th Amendment in 1919. Continue reading


The Fall Classic

“Yale Yale can’t play ball, what in the Hell do we care now.”

On October 9, 1915, the former 2nd Baseman for the Lightfoot Baseball Club of Augusta, Georgia threw out the first pitch for Game 2 of the World Series. Woodrow Wilson was an avid lifetime fan of America’s Pastime and took every opportunity he could to be involved with the sport. Continue reading