Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in April 2012.

April 30
On this date in 1789, George Washington was inaugurated for the first time as President of the United States.
Your coffee stands ready to serve and be served.

April 27
The integrated computer mouse was introduced at Xerox PARC on this date in 1981.
Your coffee requires an oral interface.

April 26
On this date in 1928, Los Angeles City Hall was dedicated.
Your coffee is brewed with water from 21 of California’s historical missions.

April 25
Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle composed “La Marseillaise” on this date in 1792.
Your coffee helps you arise on the day of glory.

April 24
On this date in 1907, Hershey Park in Derry Township, Pennsylvania, opened.
Your coffee is high on theobromine.

April 23
Today is International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day.
Your coffee pours freely.

April 20
On this date in 2008, Danica Patrick became the first woman to win an IndyCar race.
Your coffee wants a dual overhead camshaft configuration with four valves per cylinder.

April 19
Fidel Castro resigned from the central committee of Cuba’s Communist Party after forty-five years on this date in 2011.
Your coffee wants to light up a Cohiba.

April 18
On this date in 1924, Simon & Schuster published the first crossword puzzle book.
Your coffee is the favorite beverage of cruciverbalists.

April 17
An unidentified flying object reportedly crashed in Aurora, Texas, on this date in 1897.
Your coffee is a lighter-than-air roast.

April 16
On this day in 1705, Isaac Newton was knighted by Queen Anne of England.
Your coffee has a theory about that.

April 13
Handel’s “Messiah” had its world premiere in Dublin, Ireland, on this date in 1742.
For unto us the bean is given.

April 12
On this date in 1877, James Alexander Tyng became the first player to wear a catcher’s mask in a professional baseball game.
Your coffee is brewed with the tools of ignorance.

April 11
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak began selling the Apple I computer on this date in 1976.
Your coffee requires hand-assembly.

April 10
On this date in 1925, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald was published.
Your coffee wants a mansion in West Egg.

April 9
Ebbets Field, the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers, opened on this date in 1913.
Your coffee will be accompanied by Gladys Gooding on the organ.

April 6
On this date in 1896, the first modern Olympics Games opened in Athens, Greece.
Your coffee cup leaves five interlocked rings. Next time, use a coaster!

April 5
The High Possil meteorite fell to Earth in Scotland on this date in 1804.
Your coffee mug is carved from an L6 ordinary chondrite.

April 4
On this date in 1873, the Kennel Club was founded.
Your coffee is served in a bowl on the floor. Good dog!

April 3
The original Apple iPad became available for sale on this date in 2010.
Your coffee wants a 4G brewer with a Retina display.

April 2
On this day in 1934, Alec Guinness made his first theatrical appearance.
Your coffee wants to go skywalking in a white suit over the river Kwai.