Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in November 2011.

November 18
Though he accepted the award, George Bernard Shaw turned down his Nobel Prize money on this date in 1926.
Your coffee is what makes the difference between man and superman.

November 17
On this date in 1558, Elizabeth I ascended to the English throne.
Your coffee is good for both the body natural and the body politic.

November 16
The Hoxne Hoard, the largest hoard of late Roman silver and gold ever discovered in Britain, was found on this date in 1992.
Your coffee wants a silver piperatorium.

November 15
On this date in 1971, Intel released the first commercial single-chip microprocessor, the 4004.
Your coffee wants a ceramic dual in-line package.

November 14
Apollo 12, the second NASA mission to carry humans to the Moon’s surface, was launched on this date in 1969.
Contrary to popular belief, Mr. Bean and Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean are not related.

November 11
On this date in 1926, U.S. Route 66 was established.
Your coffee is looking for Buz Murdock.

November 10
Henry Morton Stanley found Dr. David Livingstone in Ujiji near Lake Tanganyika on this date in 1871.
Your coffee never presumes.

November 9
On this date in 1967, the first issue of “Rolling Stone” was published.
Your coffee wants a subscription to the “Berkeley Barb.”

November 8
William H. Frost of Spokane, Washington, patented an “electric insect destroyer” on this date in 1910.
Your coffee has never been bothered by electric insects.

November 7
On this date in 1940, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed in a windstorm, only four months after it opened.
Your coffee is impervious to aeroelastic flutter.

November 4
Archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the entrance to Pharaoh Tutankhamun’s tomb on this date in 1922.
Your coffee has the head of a jackal.

November 3
On this date in 1957, Sun Records released “Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis.
Your coffee will neither shake your nerves nor rattle your brain.

November 2
President Ronald Reagan signed a bill creating a federal holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King.
Your coffee wants to let freedom ring.

November 1
On this date in 1611, William Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest” reportedly was first presented before King James I at Whitehall Palace in London.
Your coffee is such stuff as dreams are made on.