Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in April 2014.

April 30
On this date in 1966, the Church of Satan was founded in San Francisco.
Your coffee wants to be black as sin and hot as Hell.

April 29
A fire at the Los Angeles Public Library destroyed or damaged over 400,000 books on this date in 1986.
Your coffee prefers a light roasting only.

April 28
On this date in 2000, Jay Leno received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Your coffee wants a 1955 Buick Roadmaster.

April 25
New York State became the first state to require license plates for cars on this date in 1901.
Your coffee wants the personalized license plate, “CAFIEND"

April 24
On this date in 2005, Snuppy, the first cloned dog, was born.
Your coffee is opposed to artificial littering.

April 23
Edmund Ironside succeeded his father Æthelred the Unready as King of England on this date in 1016.
Your coffee loved the original series with Raymond Burr.

April 22
On this day in 1864, Congress passed legislation mandating that “In God We Trust” be placed on all coins minted in the United States.
Your coffee trusts in God but wants cash.

April 21
The musical “Annie” opened its Broadway run on this date in 1977.
Your coffee wants the sun to come out tomorrow.

April 18
On this date in 1025, Bolesław I Chrobry was crowned as the first king of Poland.
Your coffee wants to celebrate with a pączki.

April 17
George Lucas began writing the original treatment for “Star Wars” on this date in 1973.
Your coffee shot first.

April 16
On this date in 1968, the longest shutout game in Major League Baseball history, and, at six hours and six minutes, the longest night game until that date, took place.
Your coffee wants a cup of coffee and a bag of peanuts.

April 15
Jackie Robinson made his major league baseball debut as a Brooklyn Dodger on this date in 1947.
Your coffee believes 42 is the answer to life, the Universe, and who won the National League Most Valuable Player award in 1949.

April 14
On this date in 1931, the first edition of Britain’s The Highway Code was published.
Your coffee wants to avoid the roadworks near Potters Bar on the M25.

April 11
Kellogg’s stopped giving tours of its breakfast food plants on this date in 1986.
Your coffee wants mystery cornflakes.

April 10
On this day in 837, Halley’s Comet came within 3.2 million miles of the Earth.
Your coffee wants an albedo of less than four percent.

April 9
The Pacific Electric Railway in Los Angeles ceased operations on this date in 1961.
Your coffee wants to dip Judge Doom.

April 8
On this date in 1911, Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovered superconductivity.
Your coffee wants to flow with no resistance.

April 7
Roger Ebert published his first film review in the Chicago Sun-Times on this date in 1967.
Your coffee would give it two thumbs-up…if it had thumbs.

April 4
On this date in 1964, songs by The Beatles occupied the first five positions in the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Your coffee wants to hold your hand and twist and shout.

April 3
Thought to be extinct, a surviving Leadbeater’s possum was discovered in Australia on this date in 1961.
Your coffee wants to live in a mixed-age wet sclerophyll forest with a dense mid-story of Acacia.

April 2
On this date in 1792, the United States Congress passed the Coinage Act, establishing the U.S. Mint.
Your coffee wants a roll of half-dismes.

April 1
The Wrigley Company was founded on this date in 1891.
Your coffee wants a stick of double-espresso gum.