Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in December 2017.

December 29
Charles the Bald, King of the Franks, was crowned as Holy Roman Emperor Charles II on this date in 875.
Your coffee wants a cheap source for Rogaine.

December 28
In York, Ontario, on this date in 1795, the construction of Yonge Street, at one time considered the longest street in the world, began.
Your coffee wants to find the nearest Tim Hortons.

December 27
Regina Jonas became the first woman to be ordained as a rabbi on this date in 1935.
Your coffee always celebrates a סמיכה לרבנות with a bobka and a cup of medium roast.

December 26
On this date in 1991, the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union formally dissolved the Soviet Union.
Your coffee can easily dissolve a teaspoon of sugar.

December 25
Columbus’ ship, the Santa María, ran aground on a reef off of Haiti on this date in 1492.
Your coffee wants you to avoid drinking while sailing.

December 21
On this date in 1965, the United Kingdom first imposed a 70-mile-per-hour speed limit on all rural roads and motorways.
Your coffee feels the need for speed.

December 21
The United Nations adopted the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination on this date in 1965.
Your coffee wants to know how that seems to be working out.

December 20
On this date in 1820, the state of Missouri imposed a tax on bachelors.
Your coffee wants to pay in singles.

December 19
The original FIFA World Cup trophy was stolen on this date in 1983.
Your coffee has goooooooaaaaaaaallllllssssss!

December 18
On this date in 1957, the first full-scale atomic electric power plant went online in Pennsylvania.
Your coffee wants to go solar.

December 15
Following an 11-year effort to stabilize it, the Leaning Tower of Pisa reopened on this date in 2001.
Your coffee wants to lean in.

December 14
On this date in 1819, Alabama became the 22nd state of the United States.
Your coffee has a jones for Alabama voters.

December 13
Relay 1, the first active repeater communications satellite, was launched into orbit on this date in 1962.
Your coffee wants to be spin-stabilized.

December 12
On this date in 1863, Norwegian artist Edvard Munch was born.
Your coffee wants to scream – for ice cream and birthday cake.

December 11
King James II of England threw the Great Seal of the Realm into the Thames on this date in 1688.
Your coffee knows that seals are excellent swimmers.

December 8
On this date in 1998, the FBI made its files on Frank Sinatra public.
Your coffee wants to start spreading the news.

December 7
Apollo 17, the last Apollo lunar mission, was launched on this date in 1972.
Your coffee wants a blue marble.

December 6
On this date in 1865, the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified.
Your coffee wants to be paid for its services.

December 5
James Christie held his first auction on this date in 1766.
Your coffee wants to bid on lot 49.

December 4
On this date in 1954, the first Burger King opened in Miami, Florida.
Your coffee wants you to have it your way.

December 1
The Boston Bruins played their first National Hockey League home game on this date in 1924.
Your coffee wants to be served in the Stanley Cup.