Jeffrey Morganthaler (mixologist and blogger in Eugene, Oregon) argues that December 5 ought to be a national holiday. Read about it here. And here's a link to his Repeal Day site. He may be on to something.
Website of Maureen Ogle, author and historian. Books include Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer, In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America, and Key West: History of An Island of Dreams.