By the 1820s, West Point Academy had forbidden alcohol from the young cadets. However, when Christmas time came around, the youngsters wanted something to spice up their eggnog. Today, we tell the remarkable story of the Eggnog Riots of 1826!
Show notes and links:
- Egg Nog: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Starts a Holiday Riot | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian (smithsonianmag.com).
- The Eggnog Riot | Article | The United States Army (army.mil).
- Eggnog Riot (en.wikipedia.org).