Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in October 2007.

October 31
Queen released "Bohemian Rhapsody" as a single on this date in 1975.
Beelzebub has some coffee put aside for me, for me, for me.

October 30
Today is National Candy Corn Day in the United States.
Your coffee prefers chocolate-covered espresso beans.

October 29
The first Internet message was transmitted on this date in 1969.
Every cup of coffee increases your IP number.

October 26
On this day in 1881, the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral took place.
Your coffee brought a knife.

October 25
In 2001 on this date, Microsoft released Windows XP.
Your coffee wants a service pack.

October 24
The "Black Thursday" crash of the New York Stock Exchange happened on this date in 1929.
Your coffee is heavily invested in bean futures.

October 23
The War of Jenkins' Ear began on this day in 1742.
Your coffee opposes all wars waged over pickled appendages.

October 22
According to 17th-century Anglican Archbishop James Ussher, the universe was created on the evening of this day in 4004 BC.
Your coffee was brewed earlier that day.

October 19
In 1781 on this day, Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington and the comte de Rochambeau at Yorktown, Virginia.
Your coffee wants to play Rock, Paper, Scissors.

October 18
Texas Instruments announced the first transistor radio on this day in 1954.
Your coffee wonders why anyone would ever want a hand-held music device.

October 17
On this day in 1604, Johannes Kepler observed Kepler's Star, the last supernova seen in our galaxy to date.
Your coffee blames electron degeneracy pressure.

October 16
Today is Boss's Day in the United States.
Your coffee wonders what day isn't.

October 15
Today is British writer P.G. Wodehouse's birthday.
Jeeves will be serving you your coffee today.

October 12
The NeXT computer made its public debut in San Francisco on this day in 1988.
Your coffee runs an object-oriented brewing system.

October 11
On this day in 1950, the F.C.C. issued the first license to broadcast television in color.
Your coffee watches color radio.

October 10
London Bridge opened in Lake Havasu City in Arizona on this day in 1971.
Your coffee would like to sell you the Brooklyn Bridge.

October 9
Today is John Lennon's birthday.
Your coffee's just sitting here watching the wheels go 'round and 'round.

October 8
The Office of Homeland Security was established on this day in 2001.
Your coffee is at security advisory level mocha.

October 5
Today is the thirteenth annual World Teachers' Day.
Your coffee is playing hooky.

October 4
Sputnik 1 was launched on this day in 1957.
Your coffee is nervously watching the skies.

October 3
Captain Kangaroo debuted on CBS on this day in 1955.
Don't look now, but Mr. Moose just dropped a ping pong ball in your coffee!

October 2
In 1937 on this day, Samuel R. Caldwell became the first person in the United States to be arrested on federal marijuana charges.
Your coffee is a legal drug.

October 1
Walt Disney World opened in Florida on this day in 1971.
Your coffee is going to Disneyland!