March 21, 1906

On This Date in! in 1906 Ohio passed a law that prohibited hazing by fraternities after two fatalities. Editorials in newspapers at that time asked and demanded to know what the youth of the country’s elite were doing in the college Greek societies across the nation and wanted to know if these young men were spending their time being drunk and visiting brothels instead of going to class.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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