Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in November 2018.

November 30
The Grand Duchy of Tuscany became the first modern state to abolish the death penalty on this date in 1789.
Your coffee likes to get lit up on Cities for Life Day.

November 29
On this date in 1929, U.S. Navy Lt. Comdr. Richard E. Byrd made the first airplane flight over the South Pole.
Your coffee wants a well-insulated mug and a can of shoggoth repellent.

November 28
Margaret Thatcher resigned as Conservative Party leader and British Prime Minister on this date in 1990.
Your coffee wants the current Prime Minister to make a similar Brexit.

November 27
On this date in 1968, Penny Ann Early became the first woman to play in a men’s professional basketball league.
Your coffee wants to play H-O-R-S-E.

November 26
The Sex Pistols released “Anarchy in the U.K.”, their debut hit single, on this date in 1976.
Your coffee’s future dream is a shopping scheme.

November 19-25
Hiatus notice: Mr. Bean was off this week, enjoying the holiday with family. Normal brews have now resumed.
Your coffee ☕ thanks you for your patience, and recommends that you try the pecan pie....

November 16
On this date in 2001, the movie “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” opened in theaters in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Your coffee wants to open a café in Diagon Alley.

November 15
Georgetown University, the first U.S. Catholic college, opened its doors on this date in 1791.
Your coffee wants a better class of alumni.

November 14
On this date in 1886, Friedrich Soennecken filed a patent for a paper hole-puncher.
Your coffee wants a three-ring binder and a box of paste-on reinforcements.

November 13
Sweden’s voters approved a referendum to join the European Union on this date in 1994.
Your coffee wants no Brexit, no Swexit.

November 12
On this date in 1936, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to the public.
Your coffee wants a small bag of yerba buena 😉.

November 9
The United States took possession of Pearl Harbor on Oahu on this date in 1887.
Your coffee wants a coaling and repair station and a pound of Kona peaberry, medium roast.

November 8
On this date in 1847, Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, was born.
Your coffee wants to wake the undead.

November 7
New Jersey became the first state to allow girls to play Little League baseball on this date in 1973.
Your coffee wants to cry for joy…but there’s no crying in baseball.

November 6
On this date in 1869, the first official intercollegiate American football game was played.
Your coffee wants a flying wedge.

November 5
George B. Selden was granted the first U.S. patent for a gasoline-powered automobile on this date in 1895.
Your coffee wants to hitch a ride with Kathy Selden to Sunset and Camden.

November 2
On this date in 2016, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years.
Your coffee will never prick your gonfalon bubble.

November 1
The European Union was formally established on this date in 1993.
Your coffee wants a common currency and uncommon currant scones.