Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in April 2007.

April 30
On this day in 1993, the Organisation européenne pour la recherche nucléaire (CERN) announced that the World Wide Web would be free to everyone.
Your Web server wants a cup of Java.

April 27
On this day in 1667, John Milton sold the copyright to Paradise Lost for £10.
A good cup of coffee can also justify the ways of God to man and doesn't cost as much.

April 26
The Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster occurred on this day in 1986.
Should your coffee be glowing like that?

April 25
Today is Red Hat Society Day
Your coffee is wearing a feathered boa.

April 24
The Hubble Space Telescope was launched on this day in 1990.
Your coffee can see your house from here!

April 23
Today is (probably) the birthday of William Shakespeare.
Be he in your flowing cups freshly remember'd.

April 20
On this day in 1902, Pierre and Marie Curie refined radium chloride.
Talk about hot coffee!!

April 19
The Simpsons debuted on The Tracey Ullman Show on this day in 1987.
Have a d'oh!-nut with your coffee.

April 18
Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott took a midnight ride on this day in 1775.
Your coffee helped them stay awake.

April 17
In 1387 on this day, Geoffrey Chaucer first told "The Canterbury Tales" at the court of Richard the Second.
What better time for a hot cup of coffee than whan shoures soote have perced the droghte of March to the roote?

April 16
Today is Henry Mancini's birthday.
Your breakfast at Tiffany's includes complimentary coffee.

April 13
Today is Samuel Beckett's birthday.
Your coffee is waiting to see if Godot shows up.

April 12
In 1954 on this day, Bill Haley & His Comets recorded "Rock Around the Clock."
We're gonna drink this coffee 'til broad daylight.

April 11
In New York City on this day in 1961, Bob Dylan made his singing debut.
Your coffee will always think of him as Lucky Wilbury.

April 10
In 1790 on this day, the United States patent system was established.
Your coffee can't be owned, only licensed.

April 9
Today is Paul Robeson's birthday.
Your coffee just keeps rolling along.

April 6
In 1869 on this day, John Wesley Hyatt patented celluloid.
Your coffee won't leave a film on your teeth.

April 5
On this day in 2063, Zefram Cochrane will launch the first warp drive space ship.
Your coffee watches too much Star Trek.

April 4
In 1850 on this day, the city of Los Angeles was incorporated.
Your coffee totally agrees with Randy Newman.

April 3
The first cell phone call was placed on this day in 1973.
Your coffee needs a new ring-tone.

April 2
The first movie theater in the United States opened in Los Angeles on this day in 1902.
Your coffee wants some popcorn. . .L.A. style!.