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Tuesday, July 1, 1919  

Wilmington, Delaware finally goes dry, plunging the entire state into Prohibition. This was a six and a half month transitional measure which required brewers to lower the alcohol content of their beers to not over 2.75 %. The measure was meant to to save grain for the war effort, but it was signed into law seven days after the armistice was signed.

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