Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in January 2023

January 31
On this date in 1865, the United States Congress passed the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and sent it to the states for ratification.
Your coffee wants to be served voluntarily.

January 30
The Japanese auto maker Mazda was founded on this date in 1920.
Your coffee wants to put a cork in it.

January 27
On this date in 1945, Soviet forces liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Your coffee wants to honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

January 26
Actor Paul Newman was born on this day in 1925.
Your coffee wants to be served in a silver chalice.

January 25
On this date in 1937, the first episode of the soap opera “The Guiding Light” was broadcast.
Your coffee wants to make a deal if the price is right.

January 24
The Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company placed the first canned beer for sale on this date in 1935.
Your coffee wants to be good for what ales you.

January 23
On this date in 1941, aviator Charles Lindbergh testified before Congress, recommending that the U.S. negotiate a neutrality pact with Adolph Hitler.
Your coffee does not want to meet any of its heroes.

January 20
Kamala Harris took office as the first female Vice President of the United States on this date in 2021.
Your coffee wants to serve a distaff staff.

January 19
On this date in 2013, the original Batmobile for the “Batman” TV series sold at auction for $4.6 million.
Your coffee wants to bring atomic batteries to power, turbines to speed.

January 18
Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry was arrested for drug possession in an FBI sting on this date in 1990.
Your coffee wants to be served, not set up.

January 17
On this date in 1806, James Madison Randolph, grandson of U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, became the first child born in the White House.
Your coffee wants to send the diapers to the National Archives.

January 16
The first impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump began on this date in 2020.
Your coffee wants better senators.

January 13
On this date in 1794, U.S. President Washington approved the addition of two stars and stripes to the U.S. flag.
Your coffee prefers 13 stripes.

January 12
The “Batman” TV series debuted on this date in 1966.
Your coffee wants to dance the Batusi.

January 11
On this date in 1922, Leonard Thompson became the first person to be injected with insulin to treat Type 1 diabetes.
Your coffee does not want added sugar.

January 10
The United States and the Holy See (Vatican City) re-established full diplomatic relations after almost 117 years on this date in 1984.
Your coffee wants to establish diplomatic relations with Our American Cousin.

January 9
On this date in 1903, Hallam Tennyson, son of the poet Alfred Tennyson, became the second Governor-General of Australia.
Your coffee wants term limits.

January 6
Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was attacked and injured by an assailant hired by the ex-husband of her skating rival, Tonya Harding, on this date in 1994.
Your coffee would have countered with a mule kick.

January 5
On this date in 1934, both the National and American baseball leagues agreed to use a uniform-size baseball.
Your coffee wants to store its cigars in a baseball humidor.

January 4
Bob Hope hosted his first network radio show on this date in 1935.
Your coffee hopes to get intimate with you every morning.

January 3
On this date in 1871, Henry W. Bradley of Binghamton, New York, received a U.S. patent for a process of creating margarine.
Your coffee can easily believe it’s not butter.

January 2
Troops commanded by George Washington repulsed a British attack at the Battle of the Assunpink Creek on this date in 1777.
Your coffee wants a battle that doesn’t make 3rd-graders giggle.