Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in September 2013.

September 30
On this date in 1399, Henry Bolingbroke became the King of England.
Your coffee wants to find a time for frighted peace to pant.

September 27
The United States Congress approved the creation of the Department of Education on this date in 1979.
Your coffee wants a better educated Congress.

September 26
On this date in 1964, the first episode of “Gilligan’s Island” aired on CBS TV.
Your coffee wants to sit right back and hear a tale, a tale of a fateful drip.

September 25
TAT-1, the first transatlantic telephone cable, was put into service on this date in 1956.
Your coffee wants more roll-over minutes.

September 24
On this date in 768 A.D., Charlemagne was crowned as the King of the Franks.
Your coffee wants to be crowned the king of the breakfast sausages.

September 23
Richard M. Nixon gave his televised “Checkers” speech on this date in 1952.
Your coffee wants a respectable cloth coat — and piles of anonymously donated cash.

September 20
On this date in 1973, Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a tennis match in the Houston Astrodome.
Your coffee is a service ace.

September 19
Ötzi the Iceman was discovered in the Swiss Alps on this date in 1991.
Your coffee wants a warm-up.

September 18
On this date in 1837, Tiffany & Company was founded.
Your coffee wants to be served on a silver salver.

September 17
NASA unveiled the first Space Shuttle, the Enterprise, on this date in 1976.
Your coffee wants to be delivered through a Jeffries tube to bypass the anti-matter plasma conduits.

September 16
On this date in 1880, the “Cornell Daily Sun” printed its first issue.
Your coffee wants to subscribe to a tablet edition.

September 13
Nikita Khrushchev was appointed as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on this date in 1953.
Your coffee wants to go to Disneyland.

September 12
On this date in 1928, Katherine Hepburn made her stage debut.
Your coffee wants to run the gamut of emotions from A to B and then watch the calla lilies bloom.

September 11
The last prime-time episode of “Get Smart” was broadcast by CBS on this date in 1970.
Your coffee is extra-strong today because it was brewed by Shtarker.

September 10
On this date in 1897, George Smith of London became the first person to be arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Your coffee wants a breathalyzer.

September 9
NBC, the National Broadcasting Company, was formed on this date in 1926.
Your coffee was stirred by a peacock feather.

September 6
On this date in 1847, Henry David Thoreau decided to live deliberately no longer and moved from Walden Pond into Ralph Waldo Emerson’s home.
Your coffee wants to put to rout all that is not life.

September 5
Bradbury Robinson of St. Louis University threw the first legal forward pass in American football on this date in 1906.
Your coffee always kicks off a winning day.

September 4
On this date in 1998, Google was founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
Your coffee is still not evil.

September 3
The first official game of polo in Argentina was played on this date in 1875.
Your coffee wants to horse around.

September 2
On this date in 1901, United States Vice President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.”
Your coffee speaks loudly and carries a small espresso.