Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in March 2017.

March 31
On this date in 1951, the first commercial computer produced in the United States, Remington Rand’s UNIVAC I computer, was accepted by the United States Census Bureau.
Your coffee wants 5,000 vacuum tubes and 382 square feet of floor space.

March 30
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater gave its first performance on this date in 1958.
Your coffee wants to perform the Jamaican Blues Mountain Suite.

March 29
On this date in 1871, Queen Victoria opened the Royal Albert Hall.
Your coffee wants to know how many holes it takes to fill it.

March 28
A streaker ran onto the set of “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson” on this date in 1974.
Your coffee really does not want to see Ed McMahon naked.

March 27
On this date in 1871, Scotland defeated England in the first international rugby match.
Your coffee wants to celebrate with a single-malt.

March 24
Benjamin West became the first American President of the British Royal Academy on this date in 1792.
Your coffee is the representation of liquid beauty, ideally perfect in design, graceful and noble in attitude.

March 23
On this date in 1965, NASA launched the United States’ first two-person space mission, Gemini 3.
Your coffee wants to improve your trajectory.

March 22
The United States Supreme Court held that unmarried people have the right to possess contraceptives on this date in 1972.
Your coffee is so good, it’s inconceivable!

March 21
On this date in 2006, Twitter was founded.
Your coffee wants an egg avatar with a side of bacon and hash browns.

March 20
The first Romani language operetta premiered in Moscow on this date in 1888.
Your coffee wants to see a road-show production of “Gypsy.”

March 17
On this date in 1992, a referendum to end apartheid in South Africa passed by a vote of 68.7 percent to 31.2 percent.
Your coffee wants to bring all beverages together.

March 16
Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket on this date in 1926.
Your coffee wants to be your liquid propellant.

March 15
On this date in 1819, a paper by French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel proved that light behaves like a wave.
Your coffee wants to surf a wavicle.

March 14
Anne Miller became the first patient in the United States to be treated successfully with penicillin on this date in 1942.
Your coffee wants to break the mold.

March 13
On this date in 2013, Francis was elected as the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church.
Your coffee wants to attend the Spring Break Carnival at the College of Cardinals.

March 10
The formal ceremonies transferring the Louisiana Purchase from France to the United States took place in St. Louis on this date in 1804.
Your coffee wants a Lewis and Clark Bar.

March 9
On this date in 1982, a “Krononauts” event in Baltimore invited time travelers to appear and demonstrate their methods of traveling through time.
Your coffee wants to be brewed with resublimated thiotimoline.

March 8
The United States Supreme Court ruled that religious organizations may not use public school facilities to give children religious instruction on this date in 1948.
Your coffee wants a non-denominational secular prayer for wisdom.

March 7
On this date in 1985, the song “We Are the World” was released internationally.
Your coffee wants to heed a certain call.

March 6
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born on this date in 1475.
Your coffee wants to repaint the ceiling.

March 3
On this date in 1859, the largest slave auction in United States history concluded.
Your coffee wants an increase in the minimum wage and universal health care.

March 2
“The Loves of Mars and Venus” became the first ballet performed in England on this date in 1717.
Your coffee wants an extrasolar interplanetary pas de deux.

March 1
On this date in 1961, President John Kennedy established the Peace Corps.
Your coffee wants to promote world peace and friendship through a complimentary beverage.