Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in September 2022

September 30
The World Series that began on this date in 1947 was the first to feature a Black player.
Your coffee wanted, but did not get, a Dodger victory.

September 29
On this date in 1990, Millie’s Book by First Lady Barbara Bush became the top-selling non-fiction book in the United States.
Your coffee wants a copy that isn’t dog-eared.

September 28
The first night game in American football was held on this date in 1892.
Your coffee wants to be enlightened.

September 27
On this date in 1973, U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew said he would not resign after he was charged with tax evasion.
Your coffee wants a Vice President whose word you can trust.

September 26
Albert Einstein published his paper describing his special theory of relativity on this date in 1905.
Your coffee wants a good friend to help move a body.

September 23
On this date in 1999, Siegfried & Roy received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Your coffee wants to omit “Eye of the Tiger” from its playlist.

September 22
Italo Marchiony was granted a patent for the ice cream cone on this date in 1903.
Your coffee wants extra sprinkles.

September 21
On this date in 1948, Milton Berle became the permanent host of “The Texaco Star Theater” on NBC-TV.
Your coffee wants to file the serial numbers off of his monologue.

September 20
The Queen Elizabeth 2 was launched Clydebank, Scotland, on this date in 1967.
Your coffee wants to know if corgis were allowed on board.

September 19
On this date in 1852, Annibale de Gasparis discovered the asteroid Massalia.
Your coffee has an above-average density.

September 16
The followers of Owain Glyndŵr declared him Prince of Wales on this date in 1400.
Your coffee wants to call spirits from the vasty deep.

September 15
On this date in 1440, Gilles de Rais, one of the earliest known serial killers, was taken into custody.
Your coffee thinks Joan of Arc was not very good at doing background checks.

September 14
Disney World in Florida closed for the first time in its 28 year history on this date in 1999.
Your coffee wants a refund and a mug with ears.

September 13
On this date in 1788, New York City became the temporary capital of the United States.
Your coffee knows that if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.

September 12
NASA confirmed on this date in 2013 that Voyager 1 was the first human-made object to enter interstellar space.
Your coffee wants to be warmed by radioisotope thermoelectric generators.

September 9
On this date in 1893, Esther Cleveland became the first child of a President to be born in the White House.
Your coffee wants a mask and clean diapers.

September 8
NASA launched its first asteroid sample return mission, OSIRIS-REx, on this date in 2016.
Your coffee was brewed with interplanetary grounds.

September 7
On this date in 1963, the Pro Football Hall of Fame opened in Canton, Ohio.
Your coffee wants to beat the late summer heat with a Super Bowl Sundae.

September 6
The Russian parliament approved changing the name of Leningrad back to Saint Petersburg on this date in 1991.
Your coffee wants a condo in Pinellas County.

September 5
On this date in 1914, Babe Ruth hit his first home run as a professional baseball player.
Your coffee does not want a designated hitter.

September 2
Google launched its Chrome Web browser on this date in 2008.
Your coffee wants all of your cookies.

September 1
On this date in 1914, Martha, the last known passenger pigeon, died.
Your coffee wants to be live on WKRP in Cincinnati.