Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in September 2014.

September 30
NBC made the first live telecast of an American football game on this date in 1939.
Your coffee plays a great grounds game.

September 29
On this date in 1957, the New York Giants major league baseball team played its last game at the Polo Grounds.
Your coffee wants to score a pony goal in the sixth chukker.

September 26
“Abbey Road,” the final album recorded by the Beatles, was released in the United Kingdom on this date in 1969.
Your coffee has seen Polythene Pam.

September 25
On this date in 1237, England and Scotland signed the Treaty of York, establishing their common border.
Your coffee is better together with a plate of cream scones.

September 24
The aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise was launched on this date in 1960.
Your coffee wants to make you go where no one has gone before.

September 23
On this date in 1889, Fusajiro Yamauchi founded Nintendo.
Your coffee wants to make you Wii.

September 22
Richard Wagner’s opera, Das Rheingold premiered in Munich on this date in 1869.
That brown stain is the coffee ring of the Nibelungen.

September 19
On this date in 2010, the leaking well at British Petroleum’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig was finally declared sealed.
Your coffee needs no dispersants nor genetically modified Alcanivorax borkumensis.

September 18
“The Guiding Light” broadcast its final episode on this date in 2009.
Your coffee will help you stay awake through a sermon by Reverend John Ruthledge.

September 17
On this date in 1966, the TV series “Mission: Impossible” made its debut on CBS-TV.
Your coffee wants a date with Cinnamon Carter.

September 16
The first successful photocopier, the Xerox 914, was introduced to the public in a live television broadcast on this date in 1959.
Your coffee has blacker blacks.

September 15
On this date in 1947, RCA released the 12AX7 vacuum tube.
Your coffee also provides a high-gain signal boost through analog technology.

September 12
The television program “Bonanza” made its debut on NBC on this date in 1959.
Your coffee is in the kitchen with Hop Sing.

September 11
On this date in 1792, the Hope Diamond was stolen in France.
Your coffee admires the audacity.

September 10
Gibraltar voted to remain a British dependency on this date in 1967.
Your coffee wants to rock.

September 9
On this date in 1947, the first computer bug was discovered.
Your coffee wants to fly toward the light.

September 8
The Pledge of Allegiance was first published on this date in 1892.
Your coffee wants to instill into the minds of American youth a love for fine beverages.

September 5
On this date in 1666, the Great Fire of London ended.
Your coffee wants pastries from Thomas Farriner’s bakery on Pudding Lane.

September 4
Forty-four Spanish settlers founded El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula on this date in 1781.
Your coffee remembers Googies.

September 3
On this date in 1189, King Richard I (“The Lionheart”) of England was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
Your coffee wants to be invested with regalia.

September 2
“The CBS Evening News” on this date in 1963 became the first weeknight network news broadcast to be expanded from 15 minutes to 30 minutes.
Your coffee wants an anchor with journalistic experience and a mustache.

September 1
On this date in 1952, Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea was published.
Your coffee wants to talk about baseball and Joe DiMaggio with Santiago.