Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in January 2015.

January 30
Former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney was born on this date in 1941.
Your coffee remembers him when he was Anakin Skywalker.

January 29
On this date in 2002, U.S. President G. W. Bush in his State of the Union address announced the existence of an “Axis of evil.”
Your coffee wants an Axis: Bold as Love.

January 28
The Lego company patented the design of its bricks on this date in 1958.
Your coffee is awesome…everything is awesome!

January 27
On this date in 1973, the Paris Peace Accords officially ended the Vietnam War.
Your coffee has a secret plan.

January 26
The 200-inch Hale telescope on Mt. Palomar saw first light on this date in 1949.
Your coffee wants a borosilicate glass carafe.

January 23
On this date in 1912, the International Opium Convention was signed at The Hague.
Your coffee slept through it.

January 22
Emperor Charles V opened the Diet of Worms on this date in 1521.
Your coffee prefers Weight Watchers.

January 21
On this date in 1931, Sir Isaac Isaacs was sworn in as the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.
Your coffee is fair dinkum.

January 20
A Northern bottlenose whale was spotted swimming in the Thames on this date in 2006.
Your coffee wants to be called Ishmael.

January 19
On this date in 1986, Brain, considered to be the first MS-DOS virus, was released.
Your coffee blames Pinky.

January 16
“Hello, Dolly!” opened its Broadway run on this date in 1964.
Your coffee wants to play Halo with Salvador Dali.

January 15
On this date in 1759, the British Museum first opened to the public.
Your coffee wants to knuckle down to a game of Elgin Marbles.

January 14
Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first United States President to travel by airplane while in office on this date in 1943.
Your coffee wants a seat near the left wing.

January 13
On this date in 888, Odo, Count of Paris, was named King of the Franks.
Your coffee loved his work in “Deep Space Nine.”

January 12
Doctor James Hiram Bedford became the first person to be cryogenically preserved on this date in 1967.
Your coffee wants to be iced.

January 9
On this date in 1839, the daguerreotype process was announced at a joint meeting of the French Academy of Sciences and the Académie des beaux arts.
Your coffee is highly developed.

January 8
President Lyndon Johnson, in his State of the Union address, called for a War on Poverty on this date in 1964.
Your coffee wants a police action on impecuniousity.

January 7
On this date in 1894, William Kennedy Dickson received a patent for motion picture film.
Your coffee wants an Eidoloscope with a Latham loop.

January 6
The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble published its report on this date in 1721.
Your coffee wants plenty of foam.

January 5
On this date in 1972, President Richard Nixon called for the creation of the Space Shuttle program.
Your coffee wants a 4.5:1 glide ratio.

January 2
Space probe Stardust captured dust samples from the coma of Comet Wild 2 on this date in 2004.
Your coffee contains a wide range of organic compounds that help prevent comas.

January 1
On this date in 1902, the first collegiate football Rose Bowl game was held in Pasadena, California.
Your coffee wants to watch an ostrich race.