Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in March 2024

March 29
On this date in 1927, the Sunbeam 1000 HP became the first automobile to travel at over 200 miles per hour.
Your coffee wants to get your day off to a fast start.

March 28
More than 6,000 radio stations played “We Are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 A.M. Eastern Standard Time on this date in 1986.
Your coffee wants to be one of those to make a brighter day.

March 27
On this date in 2007, NFL owners voted to make instant replay a permanent officiating tool.
Your coffee wants to be fresh brewed, not instant.

March 26
Women were allowed on the floor of the London Stock Exchange for the first time on this date in 1973.
Your coffee wants to know who mopped the Exchange floor before then.

March 25
On this date in 2017, citizens of Innisfail, Australia, created the world’s longest banana split.
Your coffee wants an extra spoon.

March 22
English chemist Joseph Priestley invented carbonated water on this date in 1767.
Your coffee wants to avoid schweppervesence.

March 21
On this date in 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could not restrict the marketing of cigarettes to youngsters.
Your coffee wants a candy cigar.

March 20
The Dutch East India Company was formed on this date in 1602.
Your coffee wants to issue a dividend of flavor.

March 19
On this date in 1649, the House of Commons of England passed an act abolishing the House of Lords.
Your coffee wants to be useful and beneficial to people everywhere.

March 18
An eruption from Mt. Vesuvius destroyed at least 78 aircraft belonging to the USAAF 340th Bombardment Group on this date in 1944.
Your coffee wants a bonus episode of Apple TV+’s “Masters of the Air.”

March 15
On this date in 1971, news leaked that CBS would be cancelling the “Ed Sullivan Show.”
Your coffee wants socks to go with the "really big shoe!"

March 14
India’s first talking film, “Alam Ara,” was released on this date in 1931.
Your coffee can’t beat old-fashioned tabla service.

March 13
On this date in 1639, Harvard College was named after the clergyman John Harvard.
Your coffee wants to percolate, not matriculate.

March 12
Bernie Madoff pleaded guilty to one of the largest frauds in Wall Street history on this date in 2009.
Your coffee does not accept credit, only cash.

March 11
On this date in 1946, British troops captured Rudolf Höss, the first commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Your coffee wants to improve your concentration, not impose it.

March 8
The first dog license law in the United States was established in New York City on this date in 1894.
Your coffee wants to know how a dog’s feet can even reach the peddles.

March 7
On this date in 1975, the United States changed the filibuster rule, allowing debate to be terminated by a vote of three-fifth of the Senators instead of by two-thirds.
Your coffee wants you to sit down, shut up, and enjoy the coffee-cake.

March 6
Yul Brynner gave his his 4,500th performance in the musical “The King and I” on this date in 1985.
Your coffee thinks it’s a puzzlement.

March 5
On this date in 1924, Frank Caruana became the first bowler to roll two perfect games in a row.
Your coffee wants a pack of Lucky Strikes.

March 4
Andrew Johnson made his inaugural address as Vice President of the United States while drunk on this date in 1865.
Your coffee wants a Vice President who exhibits less vice.

March 1
On this date in 2006, the Wikipedia online encyclopedia published its millionth article.
Your coffee wants you to look it up.