Dec. 21, 1933: From the Mid-Week Pictorial. Americans visiting Paris celebrated the end of Prohibition in the United States in a “real two-fisted manner,” its original caption stated. Photo: The New York Times
February 17, 1933: Blaine Act ends prohibition - The United States senate passes the Blaine Act which signals the end of prohibition after many dry years.
At midnight on April 7, 1933, Jean Harlow 'christens' the first truckload of beer to roll out of the Eastside Brewery, signaling the end of Prohibition, while R. Mentier, Walter Huston, and Charles J. Hick, brewery manager, look on. (Los Angeles Herald Examiner Collection, order# 00100925)