Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in April 2013.

April 30
Belle Martell became the first American woman prizefight referee on this date in 1940.
Your coffee floats like a butterfly.

April 29
On this date in 1770, Captain James Cook arrived at Botany Bay.
Your coffee was stranded on Ceti Alpha V.

April 26
William Shakespeare was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon in England on this date in 1564.
Your coffee contains recycled baptismal water.

April 25
On this date in 1983, the Pioneer 10 spacecraft crossed the orbit of Pluto.
Your coffee is heated by four radioisotope thermoelectric generators.

April 24
President John Adams signed a bill appropriating $5000 to establish a Library of Congress on this date in 1800.
Your coffee wants to circulate freely.

April 23
On this day in 2005, the first video was uploaded to
Your coffee can be sipped through a really, really long trunk.

April 22
The first Earth Day was celebrated on this date in 1970.
Your coffee can always give you grounds to celebrate.

April 19
On this date in 1977, Alex Haley received a special Pulitzer Prize for his book, Roots.
Your coffee deserves a prize for its book, Beans.

April 18
BBC Radio announced that there was no news on this date in 1930.
Your coffee is sure that Fox News could make up something.

April 17
On this date in 1947, Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers had his first major league hit.
Your coffee is always a discerning fielder’s choice.

April 16
Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw Major League Baseball’s only opening day no-hitter on this date in 1940.
Your coffee doesn’t want to talk about it.

April 15
On this date in 1755, Samuel Johnson’s A Dictionary of the English Language was published.
Your coffee is vasta mole superbus.

April 12
The first orbital Space Shuttle mission began on this date in 1981.
Your coffee wants an external fuel carafe.

April 11
On this date in 1940, Andrew Ponzi set a world record in a New York pocket billiards tournament by running 127 balls straight.
Your coffee wants to know what it has in its pocketses, Precious!

April 10
Paul McCartney announced he was leaving The Beatles on this date in 1970.
Your coffee wants to give you Wings.

April 9
On this date in 1945, the National Football League established a rule that required all players to wear socks.
Your coffee wants to sock it to you.

April 8
Grace Hopper met with attendees of the Conference of Data System Languages, which led to the development of COBOL, on this date in 1959.
Your coffee belongs in your ENVIRONMENT DIVISION.

April 5
On this date in 1922, the American Birth Control League, founded by Margaret Sanger, was incorporated in the state of New York.
Your coffee thinks that is inconceivable!

April 4
“The Perils of Pauline,” the first motion-picture serial, opened in New York City on this date in 1914.
Your coffee wants to accompany your breakfast cereal.

April 3
On this date in 1953, the first issue of “TV Guide” was published.
Your coffee wants a grid listing for Bean-TV.

April 2
Charlie Chaplin returned to the United States for the first time in almost two decades on this date in 1972.
Your coffee wants a re-entry permit.

April 1
On this date in 2001, same-sex marriage became legal in the Netherlands.
Your coffee wants to go Dutch treat.