Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in August 2017.

August 31
President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil was impeached and removed from office on this date in 2016.
Your coffee wants to give the current U.S. President a “Brazilian”.

August 30
On this date in 1993, “The Late Show with David Letterman” debuted on CBS-TV.
Your coffee wants to visit Hello Deli.

August 29
The Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union suspended all activities of the Soviet Communist Party on this date in 1991.
Your coffee wants a humane, democratic socialism.

August 28
On this date in 1993, the Galileo spacecraft discovered the first moon orbiting an asteroid.
Your coffee wants to write a poem in double dactyls.

August 25
The National Parks Service was created in the United States on this date in 1916.
Your coffee wants to preserve the ecological and historical integrity of your morning beverage.

August 24
On this date in 1954, the American Communist Party was outlawed in the United States.
Your coffee is seeing red.

August 23
The western part of North Carolina declared itself to be the independent state of Franklin on this date in 1784.
Your coffee wants to ban lawyers from holding public office.

August 22
On this date in 2007, the Texas Rangers defeated the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, a Major League Baseball record for the most runs scored by a team.
Your coffee won a pitcher’s duel with a carafe.

August 21
The Marvelettes released “Please Mr. Postman” on this date in 1961.
Your coffee wants to introduce Mr. Marvin Gaye on drums!

August 18
On this date in 1982, the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 in a 21-inning game at Wrigley Field.
Your coffee wants a 18th-inning-stretch.

August 17
“Fantasmagorie,” considered by film historians to be the first animated cartoon, was released on this date in 1908.
Your coffee wants to be incoherent.

August 16
On this date in 1916, The United States and Canada signed the Migratory Bird Treaty.
Your coffee wants to goose a loon.

August 15
Patricia Palinkas became the first woman to play American football professionally on this date in 1970.
Your coffee wants to make folly with a man’s game.

August 14
On this date in 1885, Hotta Zuisho (堀田 瑞松) was issued the first patent under the Patent Monopoly Law in Japan.
Your coffee wants a rustproof carafe.

August 11
The last steam-hauled passenger train ran on British Rail on this date in 1968.
Your coffee wants a fifteen guinea special.

August 10
On this date in 1519, Ferdinand Magellan’s five-ship expedition to circumnavigate the world departed from Seville, Spain.
Your coffee wants a first class stateroom.

August 9
The first U.S. Forest Service posters featuring Smokey Bear were authorized on this date in 1944.
Your coffee wants a hot toddy, not a Hotfoot Teddy.

August 8
On this date in 1950, the first Whataburger restaurant opened in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Your coffee wants a triple-meat Whataburger and a side of onion rings.

August 7
Lynne Cox became the first person to swim from the United States to the Soviet Union on this date in 1987.
Your coffee wants to chill out.

August 4
On this date in 2007, the Phoenix space probe was launched on its journey to Mars.
Your coffee wants to be brewed with water from the Green Valley of Vastitas Borealis.

August 3
Santa Claus Land opened in Santa Claus, Indiana, on this date in 1946.
Your coffee wants to visit both Hanukkah Harry Town and the Kwanzaa Kingdom.

August 2
On this date in 1870, the first underground tube railway opened in London, England.
Your coffee wants an oyster card.

August 1
Slavery was abolished in the British Empire on this date in 1834.
Your coffee wants to be a journeyman.