SYMHC Classics: Eggnog Riot

SYMHC Classics: Eggnog Riot

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Saturday, 19 December

This classic is from 2014. In 1826, liquor was forbidden at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. Cadets smuggled alcohol into the barracks anyway, and a defiant Christmas party turned into a riot when two officers attempted to break up the festivities.

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