Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in June 2008.

June 30
On this day in 1936, Gone With the Wind was published.
Your coffee will think about it tomorrow.

June 27
John Dean testified about President Nixon's "enemies list" before the Senate Watergate Committee on this day in 1973.
Your coffee only has a "best friends forevah!" list.

June 26
President John F. Kennedy declared, "Ich bin ein Berliner!" in a speech in West Berlin on this day in 1963.
Your coffee wants a jelly doughnut.

June 25
In 1997 on this day, the Progress M-34 unmanned supply craft collided with and damaged the Mir space station.
Your coffee never drinks and drives.

June 24
The first coffee was first planted on the Kona coast of Hawaii on this day in 1817.
Kona no ka oi!

June 23
The first SAT was administered by the College Board on this day in 1926.
Your coffee was stirred by a sharpened No. 2 pencil.

June 20
On this day in 1963, the United States and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics agreed to set up a "hot line" between the leaders of the two governments.
Your coffee is always hot.

June 19
The U.S. Congress established the Federal Communications Commission on this day in 1934.
Your coffee wants a Class A LPTV license.

June 18
Five Canterbury monks reported seeing an explosion on the Moon on this day in 1178.
Your coffee appreciates sheer lunacy.

June 17
On this day in 1994, O.J. Simpson went for a long televised drive in his Ford Bronco.
Your coffee is still looking for the real murderers.

June 16
James Joyce's novel, Ulysses, is set on this date in 1904.
Your coffee is brewed from Liffey water.

June 13
On this day in 1983, Pioneer 10 became the first human-made artifact to leave the solar system.
When last seen, it was heading toward the constellation Starbucks.

June 12
Three convicts dug their way out of Alcatraz prison with spoons on this day in 1962.
Let's be clear about this—they were teaspoons, not coffee spoons.

June 11
On this day in 1947, the U.S. government ended sugar rationing.
Your coffee uses Splenda.

June 10
Alcoholics Anonymous was founded on this day in 1935.
A cup of black coffee is the thirteenth step.

June 9
On this day in 1953, John H. Kraft received a patent for the "manufacture of soft surface cured cheese."
Your coffee wants a soft surface cured cheese danish.

June 6
The first drive-in theatre opened on this day in 1933.
Your coffee is making out in the back seat.

June 5
A Bose–Einstein condensate was first produced on this day in 1995.
Your coffee is in a quantum state.

June 4
In 1912 on this day, Massachusetts became the first U.S. state to establish a minimum wage.
Your coffee wants a raise.

June 3
"Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer was published on this day in 1888.
Your coffee never strikes out.

June 2
On this day in 1835, P.T. Barnum's circus began its first U.S. tour.
There's a coffee drinker born every minute.