Alcohol Prohibition begins in the United States as the Volstead Act goes into effect.

Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.

Alcohol Prohibition begins in the United States as the Volstead Act goes into effect.

January 17, 1920

Alcohol Prohibition begins in the United States as the Volstead Act goes into effect.

Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.