Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in October 2018.

October 31
On this date in 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg.
Your coffee wants to post a shot of 95 espressos on Instagram.

October 30
Actor and writer Ruth Gordon was born on this date in 1896.
Your coffee wants to share a chocolate mousse with Minnie Castevet.

October 29
On this date in 1966, the National Organization for Women Establishing Conference was held.
Your coffee wants equal rights NOW.

October 26
The Chicago Theatre opened on this date in 1921.
Your coffee wants Norma Talmadge’s autograph.

October 25
On this date in 1977, Digital Equipment Corporation released OpenVMS 1.0.
Your coffee wants to control its batch roasting process with a graphical user interface.

October 24
The Boeing X-20 Dyna-Soar spaceplane program began on this date in 1957.
Your coffee wants to give you René 41 super alloy wings.

October 23
On this date in 2001, NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft entered Mars orbit.
Your coffee wants a theme song.

October 22
The Supremes became the first all-female group to have an album reach number 1 on the Billboard 200 albums charts on this date in 1966.
Your coffee can’t hurry love while wearing go-go boots.

October 19
On this date in 1789, John Jay took his oath of office as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
Your coffee wonders if we have already seen the last.

October 18
Juan Perón married actress Eva Duarte on this date in 1945.
Your coffee wants to cry for her.

October 17
On this date in 1956, Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer played a chess game that came to be known as “The Game of the Century.”
Your coffee always plays black.

October 16
United States athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos were kicked off the U.S. Olympic team for making a “Black Power” salute on this date in 1968.
Your coffee wants to take a knee.

October 15
On this date in 1991, scientists at the University of Utah HiRes observatory detected the “Oh-My-God” particle.
Your coffee wants to see your “Oh-My-God particle face.”

October 12
Christopher Columbus, upon landfall in the Bahamas, believed he had reached the Indies on this date in 1492.
Your coffee wants a navigator who doesn’t make 8300-mile errors.

October 11
On this date in 1976, George Washington was posthumously appointed General of the Armies by a Congressional joint resolution.
Your coffee wants someone to clean up the officer’s mess.

October 10
Emmeline Pankhurst founded the Women’s Social and Political Union on this date in 1903.
Nevertheless, your coffee persisted.

October 9
On this date in 1834, the Dublin and Kingstown Railway made its first run.
Your coffee wants lunch at the Brasserie Na Mara.

October 8
“Cats” opened on Broadway on this date in 1982.
Your coffee wants to be served black, with the cream donated to the kittens.

October 5
On this date in 1999, Kevin Spacey received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Your coffee wants to buy him a one-way ticket back to K-PAX.

October 4
The Orient Express began its first full run on this date in 1883.
Your coffee wants to share a sleeping coach with a Belgian detective.

October 3
On this date in 1974, Frank Robinson became the first black manager of a major league baseball team.
Your coffee wants a native American baseball manager.

October 2
Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black U.S. Supreme Court Justice on this date in 1967.
Your coffee wants a Justice who understands the meaning of “No” and “Boof”.

October 1
On this date in 1957, “In God We Trust” first appeared on U.S. paper currency.
Your coffee wants to trust but verify.