Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in May 2018.

May 31
On this date in 1971, Memorial Day was observed on a date other than May 30 for the first time.
Your coffee wants every Monday off.

May 30
Outlaw Pearl Hart robbed a stagecoach near Globe, Arizona, on this date in 1899.
Your coffee wants a dollar.

May 29
On this date in 2001, the United States Supreme Court ruled that disabled golfer Casey Martin could ride a golf cart in tournaments.
Your coffee wants to ride a Bird and score a birdie.

May 28
The Spanish Armada began to set sail for England on this date in 1588.
Your coffee wants to have the heart and stomach of a king.

May 25
On this date in 1977, the Chinese government lifted a decade-long ban on the works of William Shakespeare.
Your coffee wants to take a great leap forward.

May 24
In the Paris Wine Tasting competition, two California wines won over the French entries on this date in 1976.
Your coffee wants a French roast.

May 23
On this date in 1999, 81-year-old Gerry Bloch became the oldest person to climb El Capitan in Yosemite.
Your coffee wants to upgrade to High Sierra.

May 22
Pope Clement XIII inaugurated the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy, on this date in 1762.
Your coffee wants to toss a handful of beans.

May 21
On this date in 1934, Oskaloosa, Iowa, became the first municipality in the United States to fingerprint all of its citizens, including children.
Your coffee believes that there is nothing halfway about the Iowa way to treat you.

May 18
Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappeared in Venice, California, on this date in 1926.
Your coffee wants a chloroform-laced latte at the Rose Cafe.

May 17
On this date in 1977, the first Chuck E. Cheese’s franchise opened in San Jose, California.
Your coffee wants a large pepperoni-Pong combination.

May 16
Space Shuttle Endeavour made its final orbital flight on this date in 2011.
Your coffee wants to build a spacecraft out of Legos.

May 15
On this date in 2008, California legalized same-sex marriage (for the first time).
Your coffee wants to wear white.

May 14
The last witchcraft trial in the United States began on this date in 1878.
Your coffee was mesmerized.

May 11
On this date in 1960, Nazi fugitive Adolf Eichmann was captured in Buenos Aires by Israeli Mossad agents.
Your coffee wants to know how the Red Cross defines “humanitarian”.

May 10
The Betamax video cassette recorder was introduced in Japan on this date in 1975.
Your coffee wants you to be kind and rewind.

May 9
On this date in 1911, the works of General Gabriele D’Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso, Duke of Gallese were placed on the Vatican’s Index of forbidden books.
Your coffee wants to be decadent.

May 8
The World Health Organization certified the eradication of smallpox on this date in 1980.
Your coffee wants to slay the speckled monster.

May 7
On this date in 2007, the tomb of Herod the Great was found 7½ miles south of Jerusalem.
Your coffee wants a tomb with a swimming pool.

May 4
Peter Minuit arrived at Manhattan Island aboard the See Meeuw on this date in 1626.
Your coffee wants to sell you a Pete’s Coffee franchise for 60 guilders.

May 3
On this date in 1960, the off-Broadway musical, “The Fantasticks,” began its theatrical run.
Your coffee tried to remember.

May 2
The first official Negro National Baseball League game was played on this date in 1920.
Your coffee wants to know if the Stars beat the Stars.

May 1
On this date in 1999, “SpongeBob Squarepants” made its television debut.
Your coffee wants to meet with you at the Chum Bucket to discuss a certain secret recipe.