Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in July 2011.

July 29
On this date in 1992, Ira Lewis’s play “Chinese Coffee” closed in New York after 18 performances.
Your coffee prefers a Maragogype Mochachino.

July 28
Researchers announced the discovery of Umoonasaurus and Opallionectes fossils off the coast of Australia on this date in 2006.
Your coffee turned down a day pass to Jurassic Park.

July 27
On this date in 1990, Zsa Zsa Gabor began a 3-day jail sentence for slapping a motorcycle policeman.
Your coffee can’t wait for the remake of “Queen of Outer Space.”

July 26
The first sugar cane plantation in Hawai’i was established on this date in 1835.
Your coffee is sweet on Kaua’i.

July 25
On this date in 1795, the first stone of the Traphont Ddŵr Pontcysyllte was laid.
Your coffee was brewed with Welsh water.

July 22
Jimi Hendrix resigned from the Monkees’ tour, for which he performed as an opening act, on this date in 1967.
Your coffee wants to kiss the sky.

July 21
On this date in 1873, Jesse James committed his first successful train robbery.
Your coffee is criminally good.

July 20
A cheese ball weighing 1,235 pounds was pressed at the farm of Elisha Brown, Jr., on this date in 1801.
Your coffee wants a cheese danish.

July 19
On this date in 1961, Trans World Airlines first exhibited an in-flight feature film.
Your coffee wants Milk Duds.

July 18
Nadia Comăneci scored a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the Summer Olympics on this date in 1976.
Your coffee scores a perfect 10 every morning.

July 15
On this date in 2003, the Mozilla Foundation was established.
Your coffee wants drive a Ford Explorer on a safari, accompanied by a chrome-plated firefox.

July 14
The massive X5-class solar flare known as the Bastille Day event took place on this date in 2000.
Your coffee is hotter than a full-halo coronal mass ejection.

July 13
On this date in 1973, Alexander Butterfield revealed the existence of President Nixon’s White House recordings to the Senate committee investigating the Watergate break-in.
Your coffee wants a powerful degausser.

July 12
Disco Demolition Night took place at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois, on this date in 1979.
Your coffee wants a steady four-on-the-floor beat.

July 11
On this date in 1922, the Hollywood Bowl officially opened.
Your coffee wants a transite skin over a metal frame.

July 8
William Jennings Bryan delivered his Cross of Gold speech at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on this date in 1896.
Your coffee wants a carafe of gold.

July 7
On this date in 1946, a prototype XF-11 spy plane, piloted by Howard Hughes, crashed in a Beverly Hills neighborhood, nearly killing the pilot.
Your coffee does not want a pair of contra-rotating four-bladed, controllable-pitch propellers.

July 6
Bohemia was granted freedom of religion on this date in 1609.
Beelzebub has a devil put aside for your coffee.

July 5
On this date in 1951, William Shockley invented the junction transistor.
Your coffee is never doped.

July 4
Slavery was abolished in New York State on this date in 1827.
Your coffee is free today.

July 1
On this date in 1908, SOS was adopted as the international distress signal.
Your coffee transmits -.. --- .-- -. / .-- .. - .... / -.. . -.-. .- ..-.