Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in January 2017.

January 31
The London Lock Hospital, the first clinic dedicated to the treatment of venereal diseases, opened on this date in 1747.
Your coffee wants to clap.

January 30
On this date in 1933, Adolph Hitler was sworn in as Chancellor of Germany.
Your coffee yearns for a dictator-proof government.

January 27
The Paris Peace Accords ending the Vietnam War were signed on this date in 1973.
Your coffee wants to be brewed as cà phê đá.

January 26
On this date in 1962, the Ranger 3 moon probe was launched.
Your coffee wants a balsa wood impact-limiter.

January 25
President John F. Kennedy held the first live televised presidential news conference on this date in 1961.
Your coffee wants to spice up the news with some alternative facts.

January 24
On this date in 1972, Sergeant Shōichi Yokoi of the Imperial Japanese Army was found hiding in a Guam jungle.
Your coffee wants to surrender to temptation without disgrace.

January 23
The last signal from the Pioneer 10 space probe was received on Earth on this date in 2003.
Your coffee wants a SNAP-19 radioisotope thermoelectric generator.

January 20
On this date in 2017, the United States became a former democracy.
Your coffee wants an alternate timeline.

January 19
The first Hollywood movie to satirize Adolph Hitler, You Nazty Spy!, starring the Three Stooges, premiered on this date in 1940.
Your coffee wants to trump that.

January 18
On this date in 1993, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day first was officially observed in all fifty of the United States.
Your coffee wants to make you march.

January 17
Anton Chekov’s “The Cherry Orchard” debuted in Moscow on this date in 1904.
Your coffee wants to go serfing with Firs.

January 16
On this date in 1896, the first five-player college basketball game was played.
Your coffee wants something to dunk.

January 13
The Treaty of Cahuenga ended the Mexican-American War in California on this date in 1847.
Your coffee wants to give it a pass.

January 12
On this date in 1932, Hattie Caraway of Arkansas became the first woman elected to the United States Senate.
Your coffee wants her to speak out.

January 11
The Grand Canyon National Monument was created on this date in 1908.
Your coffee wants a rim shot.

January 10
On this date in 1776, Thomas Paine published his pamphlet Common Sense.
Your coffee wants some plain truth.

January 9
Eugène Ionesco’s play “Rhinoceros” premiered on Broadway on this date in 1961.
Your coffee wants to toot its own horn.

January 6
On this date in 1838, Alfred Vail demonstrated a telegraph system that communicated using a series of dots and dashes.
Your coffee wants to tap out a telegraphic emoji.

January 5
Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming became the first female governor in the United States on this date in 1925.
Your coffee wants a Franklin Half Dollar proof coin.

January 4
On this date in 1958, Sputnik I fell from Earth orbit.
Your coffee wants a heat shield made of an aluminum-magnesium-titanium alloy.

January 3
On this date in 1947, the proceedings of the United States Congress were televised for the first time.
Your coffee wants better reality shows.

January 2
On this date in 1974, President Nixon signed a bill that lowered the national highway speed limit to 55 miles per hour.
Your coffee wants to put the pedal to the metal.