The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.
Snowstorm A great blizzard (by some accounts a late-season hurricane that collided with a cold front) paralyzes New York under snowdrifts two stories deep in places; it will take the city nearly two weeks to recover. - New-York Historical Society