Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in July 2016.

July 29
Adolf Hitler became the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party on this date in 1921.
Your coffee wants a casino, some hotels, and a reality TV show.

July 28
On this date in 1868, the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified.
Your coffee is brewed using a due process.

July 27
Bugs Bunny made his cinematic debut on this date in 1940.
Your coffee wants to know what’s up.

July 26
On this date in 1946, Aloha Airlines began operating in Hawai’i.
Your coffee wants to get lei-ed.

July 25
Louise Brown, the first human conceived via in vitro fertilization, was born on this date in 1978.
Your coffee wants a petri dish and a few minutes of alone time.

July 22
On this date in 1686, Albany, New York, was formally chartered as a municipality.
Your coffee wants to draw a portrait of Isabel Archer.

July 21
John T. Scopes, a high-school biology teacher, was found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100 on this date in 1925.
Your coffee is brewed from hand-picked, naturally selected beans.

July 20
On this date in 1807, Napoleon awarded Nicéphore Niépce a patent for the Pyréolophore, the first internal combustion engine.
Your coffee wants a Tesla.

July 19
The first line of the Paris Métro opened on this date in 1900.
Your coffee wants to see the apparition of these faces in the crowd; petals on a wet, black bough.

July 18
On this date in 1925, Adolf Hitler published Mein Kampf.
Your coffee keeps confusing it with the program notes for the GOP convention.

July 15
Ralph Waldo Emerson outraged American Protestants by declaring that Jesus was a great man but not God on this date in 1838.
Your coffee wants to give you a religious experience.

July 14
On this date in 2015, NASA’s New Horizons space probe flew past Pluto.
Your coffee wants to open a café on the Cthulhu Regio.

July 13
New York City experienced an electrical blackout of almost 24-hours duration on this date in 1977.
Your coffee wants a solar-powered percolator.

July 12
On this date in 1543, England’s King Henry VIII married Catherine Parr at Hampton Court.
Your coffee is completely out of wedding gift ideas.

July 11
Babe Ruth made his major league baseball debut on this date in 1914.
Your coffee wants to knock one out of the park.

July 8
On this date in 1776, the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia was among those rung to mark the public reading of the Declaration of Independence.
Your coffee does not want to leave a ring.

July 7
U.S. President Eisenhower signed the Alaska Statehood Act on this date in 1958.
Your coffee wants to see Russia from there.

July 6
On this date in 1990, The Electronic Frontier Foundation was founded.
Your coffee wants to tap that.

July 5
Elvis Presley recorded his first single, “That’s All Right,” on this date in 1954.
Your coffee wants you to know that decaf you’re foolin’ with, she ain’t no good for you.

July 4
On this date in 1817, construction of the Erie Canal began in Rome, New York.
Your coffee wants a mule named Sal.

July 1
“O Canada” officially became the Canadian national anthem on this date in 1980.
Your coffee wants to stand on guard for thee.