Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in March 2014.

March 31
On this date in 1889, the Eiffel Tower was officially opened.
Your coffee wants to enjoy l’écrou croustillant au chocolat at Le Jules Verne.

March 28
Today is Lady Gaga’s 28th birthday.
Your coffee wants a meat carafe.

March 27
On this date in 1860, M.L. Byrne received a U.S. patent for the corkscrew.
Your coffee is mugged, not bottled.

March 26
The United States Postal Service unveiled the design of its first “Forever Stamp” on this date in 2007.
Your coffee can’t wait that long for mail delivery.

March 25
On this date in 1807, the Swansea and Mumbles Railway began the first passenger-carrying railway service.
Your coffee wants you to speak up!

March 24
Elvis Presley was drafted into the United States Army on this date in 1958.
Your coffee wants blue suede combat boots.

March 21
On this date in 1413, Henry V ascended to the British throne.
Your coffee wants to celebrate by kicking back and downing a Falstaff.

March 20
Legoland California opened in Carlsbad on this date in 1999.
Your coffee thinks everything is awesome when we’re living our dream!

March 19
On this date in 1895, Los Angeles Railway was established to provide streetcar service for the City of Angels.
Your coffee wants to dip Judge Doom.

March 18
White South Africans voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum to end Apartheid on this date in 1992.
Your coffee is black, beautiful, and a first-class citizen.

March 17
On this date in 1958, the Vanguard I satellite was launched into Earth orbit.
Your coffee wants a mercury battery, solar cells, and two thermistors.

March 14
Norman Thagard became the first American astronaut to fly to Earth orbit on a Russian launch vehicle on this date in 1995.
Your coffee is being served in the бытовой отсек.

March 13
On this date in 1951, the “Dennis the Menace” comic strip made its debut in newspaper syndication.
Your coffee wants to enjoy milk and cookies with Mrs. Wilson.

March 12
Apple began taking pre-orders for the newly announced iPad on this date in 2010.
Your coffee wants to Kindle a crackling Fire, sit in a cozy Nook, and play Candy Crush Saga.

March 11
On this date in 1702, The Daily Courant, the first national British newspaper, published its first edition.
Your coffee wants a scone with currants.

March 10
King Charles I of England, Scotland, and Ireland dissolved Parliament on this date in 1629.
Your coffee can dissolve sugar.

March 7
On this date in 2009, the Kepler Space Observatory, designed to find Earth-like extra-solar planets, was launched.
Your coffee wants a 95-megapixel photometer and a mug made of ultra-low expansion glass.

March 6
Queen Elizabeth II launched the first British royal Web site on this date in 1997.
Your coffee wants a cookie and an honorary knighthood.

March 5
On this date in 1616, Copernicus’ book, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, was placed on the Index of Forbidden books by the Catholic Church.
Your coffee wants to be the center of your planetary motions.

March 4
Charlie Chaplin was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II on this date in 1975.
Your coffee wants to enjoy the limelight.

March 3
On this date in 1873, the Comstock Act made it illegal to send “obscene” materials through the United States mail.
Your coffee was delivered in a plain brown wrapper.