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What your coffee knew in November 2023

November 30
On this date in 1928, General Mills stock was first sold on the New York Stock Exchange.
Your coffee wants a bowl of Count Chocula.

November 29
Navy defeated Army by a score of 24-0 in the first Army-Navy football game, held on this date in 1890.
Your coffee, like W.C. Fields, would rather be in Philadelphia.

November 28
On this date in 1967, astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the first pulsar.
Your coffee wants to spin a tale of little green men.

November 27
The U.S. Army War College was established on this date in 1901.
Your coffee ain’t gonna study war no more...

November 24
On this date in 1973, a national speed limit was imposed on the Autobahn in Germany to counter the effects of an oil crisis.
Your coffee wants to put das Pedal to das Metall.

November 23
🦃Thanksgiving Day🥧 falls on this date in the United States this year.
Your coffee wants to be served with a helping of pumpkin pie.

November 22
On this date in 1910, Arthur F. Knight patented a steel shaft to replace wood shafts in golf clubs.
Your coffee thinks that a steel Shaft is a bad *shut your mouth!*

November 21
Tesla launched the SUV Cybertruck on this date in 2019.
Your coffee wants an armored sunshade.

November 20
On this date in 1959, the United Nations adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child.
Your coffee never met a child that didn’t want to declare its rights—loudly.

November 17
The captain of Japan Air Lines Cargo Flight 1628 reported seeing three unidentified flying objects on this date in 1986.
Your coffee wants to enjoy an in-flight cocktail as it watches the skies.

November 16
On this date in 1871, the National Rifle Association of America received its charter from the state of New York.
Your coffee does not want to throw away its shot.

November 15
The Continental Congress approved the Articles of Confederation on this date in 1777.
Your coffee wants a perpetual union…if we can keep it.

November 14
On this date in 1680, German astronomer Gottfried Kirch discovered the Great Comet of 1680 by telescope.
Your coffee wants to play “pin the tail on the celestial object.”

November 13
Louis VII of France married Adela of Champagne on this date in 1160.
Your coffee wants a mimosa.

November 10
On this date in 2020, Microsoft released the Xbox Series S and the Xbox Series X.
Your coffee wants to game the system.

November 9
The Professional Golfer’s Association (PGA) eliminated its “caucasians only” rule on this date in 1961.
Your coffee wants to know how many members had a stroke upon hearing the news.

November 8
On this date in 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected as the 35th President of the United States.
Your coffee wants a ticket to the Broadway premiere of “Camelot.”

November 7
The Third Battle of Gaza ended, with British forces capturing Gaza from the Ottoman Empire, on this date in 1917.
Your coffee wants to know how many battles have taken place in Gaza since then.

November 6
On this date in 1984, the New York Stock Exchange remained open during a presidential election day for the first time in 193 years.
Your coffee wants to buy a vote for Big Brother.

November 3
Louis Chevrolet, Arthur Chevrolet, and ousted General Motors founder William C. Durant founded the Chevrolet Motor Company on this date in 1911.
Your coffee wants to see the USA in a Chevrolet.

November 2
On this date in 1930, the DuPont Company announced DuPrene, the first synthetic rubber.
Your coffee wants to ride on a set of white sidewall DuPrene tires.

November 1
The British Parliament’s Stamp Act on the Thirteen Colonies to help finance British military operations in North America took effect on this date in 1765.
Your coffee wants the plate block from a sheet of commemorative stamps.