At Christmas 1826 several West Point cadets (including future Confederate President Jefferson Davis) smuggled in several gallons of alcohol for the annual Christmas party ensuing in the β€œEggnog Riot” history.com/.amp/news/whe…
The French call Eggnog Chicken Milk cestmoisaralouise.com/201…
In 1826, a group of 9 West Point cadets smuggled 3 gallons of whiskey, and 1 gallon of rum into the barracks for an eggnog party. The party escalated into a two-day riot that ended with nearly half of the cadets on campus involved, 20 cadets court-martialed, and 50 more reprimanded. army.mil/article/49823/th…
On Christmas Day 1826, cadets at the US Military Academy at West Point including future Confederacy President Jefferson Davis threw a booze-fueled party and eventual mutiny that ended with twenty court martials. It was known as the "Eggnog Riot". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
Eggnog has been around for a long time. Captain John Smith reported that eggnog was consumed in 1607 in Jamestown, Virginia. foodreference.com/html/fe…
Nutritious and relatively stable, eggnog was the first health drink mentalfloss.com/article/3…
Eggnog almost changed history. Both Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee attended West Point together when a banned Christmas tradition involving spiked eggnog started a drunken riot. Although both were involved the booze-soaked revelry, Davis and Lee each made it through the affair un-expelled. time.com/4156974/eggnog-r…
Founding father George Washington served eggnog to Mount Vernon guests that included three different types of booze: rye whiskey, rum, and sherry mentalfloss.com/article/2…
The word eggnog is believed to be derived from the word β€œnoggin,” a small wooden cup that the drink was served in. rantnow.com/2014/12/16/10…
In Sweden, a drink called Julmust is consumed during Christmas time, similar to how eggnog is consumed during Thanksgiving - Christmas in Canada and the USA. It is also consumed during Easter under the name of PΓ₯skmust. It is described as tasting somewhat like root beer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jul…
In December of 1826, a large quantity of whiskey was smuggled into West Point to make eggnog for a Christmas party. Eventually, the party spiraled out of control and led to the implication of 70 cadets, including Jefferson Davis. The events became known as the "Eggnog Riot". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egg…
A Christmas party at West Point Military Academy got so out of hand it is known as The EggNog Riot. timemarcheson.wordpress.c…
On Christmas Eve of 1826, a riot broke out at West Point Military Academy after several cadets smuggled whiskey into the barracks for an "eggnog party", then proceeded to fight, curse, fire guns and damage property. Amidst the ranks of the drunken cadets was Jefferson Davis. army.mil/article/49823/Th…
The Eggnog Riot occurred at the United States Military Academy on 23–25 December 1826. Whiskey was smuggled into the barracks to make eggnog for a Christmas Day party. The incident resulted in the court-martialing of twenty cadets and one enlisted soldier. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/E…
There was an Eggnog riot at West Point that involved a governor, a Supreme Court Justice, and the President of the Confederacy army.mil/article/49823/
The term "milkshake" was first used in print in 1885 to describe a "sturdy, healthful eggnog type of drink, with eggs, whiskey, etc., served as a tonic as well as a treat" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mil…
The Christmas carol "The First Noel" is actually titled "The First Nowell" because its origins are not in France, but in England niu.edu/PubAffairs/RELEAS…

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