What Happened on January 8, 1918

Historical Events

Prohibition is Ratified

Mississippi becomes 1st state to ratify the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution, authorizing the prohibition of alcohol

Event of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson outlines his Fourteen Points for peace after the Great War

Famous Deaths

  • Ellis H. Roberts, American Treasurer of the United States (1897-1905) and politician (Rep-R-New York), dies at 90

About January 8, 1918

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn