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1785

The word moonshine first entered the English language due to brandy smuggling on coasts of Kent and Sussex

Other events that happened on or around 1785

Mar 03, 1791

Congress imposed the first taxes on stills and whiskey

1794

The Whiskey Rebellion occurred

Other events that happened on or around 1794

1914

State prohibition began

Other events that happened on or around 1914

Jan 16, 1920

National Prohibition became effective under the Volstead Act.

1933

Prohibition ends

Other events that happened on or around 1933


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