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What your coffee knows.

January 22
On this date in 1879, James Shield took office as Senator from Missouri, becoming the only person in U.S. history to serve as a Senator for three different states.
Your coffee wants to chair a standing committee.

January 21
The Electron became the first rocket to attain Earth orbit by employing an electric-pump-fed engine on this date in 2018.
Your coffee wants a bagel, cream cheese, and plenty of LOX.

January 20
On this date in 2021, Joseph Biden became the 46th President of the United States.
Your coffee supports a complete deep-cleaning of the Executive Mansion before he moves in.

January 19
The last Volkswagen Beetle built in Germany left the plant on this date in 1978.
Your coffee wants a bud vase.

January 18
On this date in 1788, ships from the First Fleet began arriving at Botany Bay, bringing with them 736 prisoners.
Your coffee wants time off for good behavior and a week at Bondi Beach.

January 15
The Stardust space probe’s sample return capsule returned to Earth on this date in 2006.
Your coffee wants to sample Hoagy Carmichael’s “Star Dust.”

January 14
On this date in 1954, the Hudson Motor Car Company merged with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation to form American Motors Corporation.
Your coffee wants a Rambler with a built-in refrigerator that doesn’t suck.

January 13
The people of the state of Hawaii totally freaked out on this date in 2018.
Your coffee wants to duck and cover and change its underwear.

January 12
On this date in 1949, the children’s puppet show “Kukla, Fran and Ollie” made its national network television debut on NBC-TV.
Your coffee wants to know which one of them was responsible for dropping the Oxford comma.

January 11
Amelia Earhart became the first aviator to fly solo from Hawaii to California on this date in 1935.
Your coffee wants to fly in the other direction.

January 8
On this date in 1973, the five burglars arrested during the Watergate break-in pled guilty.
Your coffee wants to turn state’s evidence.

January 7
William K.L. Dickson, an employee of Thomas Edison, shot a movie of Fred Ott sneezing on this date in 1894.
Your coffee does not care for snuff films.

January 6
On this date in 1999, Bob Newhart received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Your coffee wanted to phone it in.

January 5
The Black fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi was founded at Indiana University on this date in 1911.
Your coffee wants to see more fraternities with psi abilities.

January 4
On this date in 1903, the Edison Company filmed the death by electrocution of Topsy, an elephant.
Your coffee wants today’s GOP to take note of the many ways in which an elephant may be killed…

January 1
Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard partnered up to found a business on this date in 1939.
Your coffee wants a wireless laser printer, plenty of black toner, and a test image of dancing hippos.

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