Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in March 2018.

March 30
On this date in 1982, the Space Shuttle Columbia made the only space shuttle landing in New Mexico.
Your coffee wants an extra cargo of Swiffer dusters.

March 29
Construction was authorized for the first U.S. federal highway, the Great National Pike, on this date in 1806.
Your coffee wants to stop at a roadside diner.

March 28
On this date in 1802, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovered the asteroid 2 Pallas.
Your coffee is highly inclined to have an eccentric orbit.

March 27
President Andrew Johnson vetoed the Civil Rights Act of 1866 on this date in 1866.
Your coffee wants the full and equal benefit of all laws and proceedings for the security of person and property.

March 26
On this date in 1812, the word “gerrymander” was coined in response to a political cartoon.
Your coffee wants to redistrict.

March 23
The University of California was established in Oakland on this date in 1868.
Your coffee thinks it’s better to matriculate than never.

March 22
On this date in 1997, 14-year-old Tara Lipinski became the youngest female to become a World Figure Skating Champion.
Your coffee wants to land a triple loop/triple loop jump combination.

March 21
Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones became the first aeronauts to circumnavigate the world in a hot air balloon on this date in 1999.
Your coffee wants to rise up.

March 20
On this date in 2015, a solar eclipse, the vernal equinox, and a supermoon all occurred on the same day.
Your coffee wants to watch the skies.

March 19
The Academy Awards® were telecast for the first time on this date in 1953.
Your coffee does not want to forget you, oh my darlin’!

March 16
On this date in 1994, Tonya Harding pled guilty for her role in the attack on her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan.
Your coffee wants to land a triple axel and Margot Robbie’s autograph.

March 15
“The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”, Act III, Scene 1, was workshopped in Rome on this date in 44 BCE.
Your coffee wants a dagger-proof carafe.

March 14
On this date in 1863, legendary railroad engineer Casey Jones was born.
Your coffee wants you to watch your speed.

March 13
The world’s longest undersea tunnel, the Seikan Tunnel in Japan, opened on this date in 1988.
Your coffee wants to come up for air.

March 12
On this date in 1994, the Church of England began ordaining women priests.
Your coffee wants to binge-watch “The Vicar of Dibley.”

March 9
New York State passed the first animal control law in the U.S., requiring dog owners to purchase licenses, on this date in 1894.
Your coffee wants a puppy learner’s permit.

March 8
On this date in 1957, the State of Georgia passed a resolution urging that Congress declare the 14th and 15th Amendments null and void.
Your coffee wonders if General Sherman may have had a point.

March 7
The first daytime radio serial, “Marie, the Little French Princess,” was broadcast by CBS on this date in 1933.
Your coffee wants a better time slot.

March 6
On this date in 1983, the first United States Football League games were played.
Your coffee costs more than the league’s anti-trust suit damage award.

March 5
Annie Oakley broke all existing records for women’s trap shooting on this date in 1922.
Your coffee is doin’ what comes naturally.

March 2
On this date in 986, Louis V became King of the Franks.
Your coffee wants him to form an alliance with the Emperor of the Beans – object: a hearty lunch.

March 1
The first United States census was authorized on this date in 1790.
Your coffee wants to meet the bean counters.