Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in May 2007.

May 31
Today is Clint Eastwood's birthday.
Your coffee is feeling lucky.

May 30
The first Indianapolis 500 was raced on this day in 1911.
Your coffee feels the need for speed.

May 29
Hoover Dam was completed on this day in 1935.
Your coffee maker wants 2.08 gigawatts of hydro-electric power.

May 28
Today is the birthday of James Bond's creator, Ian Fleming.
"Drip-brewed, not perked," is the new "Shaken, not stirred."

May 25
In 1787 on this day the Constitutional Convention began in Philadelphia.
Your coffee supported the Connecticut Compromise.

May 24
The first official night game in major league baseball was played at Crosley Field in Cincinnati on this night in 1935.
When it comes to coffee, ground beans are better than ground balls.

May 23
The Who released Tommy on this day in 1969.
See me, feel me, touch me, brew me.

May 22
On this day in 1915, Mt. Lassen in northern California exploded in a powerful volcanic eruption.
Did someone forget to turn off the coffee?

May 21
Humphrey Bogart married Lauren Bacall on this day in 1945.
"You know you don't have to act with me, Steve. You don't have to say anything and you don't have to do anything. Not a thing. Oh, maybe just make some coffee. You know how to make coffee, don't you, Steve? You just put your beans in the coffee-maker and brew."

May 18
Bram Stoker published Dracula on this day in 1897.
Your coffee isn't what's keeping you up at night.

May 17
The televised Senate Watergate hearings began on this day in 1973.
If your coffee does it, it isn't illegal.

May 16
The first Academy Awards were handed out on this day in 1929.
Your coffee received the award for best supporting beverage.

May 15
Las Vegas, Nevada, was founded on this day in 1905.
Your coffee wants a neon carafe.

May 14
Today is George Lucas' birthday.
Your coffee is midi-chlorian-free!

May 11
Pig waste was converted into crude oil by scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on this day in 2006.
Porcine petroleum is keeping your coffee warm today.

May 10
J. Edgar Hoover was appointed Director of the FBI on this day in 1924.
Your coffee knows all about you.

May 9
Today is Billy Joel's birthday.
Your coffee loves you just the way you are.

May 8
On this day in 1886, Dr. John Styth Pemberton invented the beverage that would later be named "Coca-Cola."
Your coffee laughs at Coca-Cola Blāk.

May 7
Today is the birthday of Ishiro Honda, the director of "Gojira" (or "ゴジラ" a.k.a. "Godzilla, King of Monsters").
Your coffee was prepared by a man in a rubber suit.

May 4
In 1972 on this day the Canadian "Don't Make A Wave Committee" officially changed its name to "Greenpeace Foundation."
Your coffee is environmentally friendly.

May 3
On this day in 1494 Christopher Columbus first sighted Jamaica.
The Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee was worth the voyage.

May 2
Today is Dr. Benjamin Spock's birthday.
Your coffee wants a bottle and a nap.

May 1
In 1751 on this day, the first cricket match was played in America.
Your coffee can bowl a vicious googly.