Volstead Prohibition Enforcement Bill

April 4

April 4, 1925: On this day, George Remus was nicknamed the "King of the Bootleggers" in Chicago. George Remus, born in Germany but reared in Chicago, would establish himself as a prominent defense attorney […]

April 8

April 8, 1838: On this day the SS Great Western departed from Bristol in England bound for New York City. It was the first steamship built for the specific purposes of crossing the Atlantic […]

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