Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in September 2019.

September 30
The U.S.S. Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine, was commissioned on this date in 1954.
Your coffee wants to wear a Mickey Mouse patch.

September 27
On this date in 1954, the first episode of “The Tonight Show”, hosted by Steve Allen, aired.
Your coffee wants to stage a sketch with Skitch.

September 26
Sugar rationing ended in the United Kingdom on this date in 1953.
Your coffee wants two lumps, a rasher, and a new frock.

September 25
On this date in 1974, Dr. Frank Jobe performed the first operation that came be known as “Tommy John surgery”.
Your coffee wants a live donor.

September 24
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints renounced polygamous marriage on this date in 1890.
Your coffee marries rich cocoa notes with floral hints and a caramelly bouquet.

September 23
On this date in 1962, “The Jetsons” premiered on the ABC television network.
Your coffee wants a box of Spacely Space Sprockets and a syndication deal.

September 20
Maxwell Perkins was born on this date in 1884.
Your coffee has been edited for content and clarity.

September 19
On this date in 1985, musician and composer Frank Zappa spoke before a Senate hearing on the contents and lyrics of popular music.
Your coffee has no commercial potential.

September 18
Henry Washburn observed and named the Yellowstone geyser “Old Faithful” on this date in 1870.
Your coffee is served hot once every ninety minutes.

September 17
On this date in 1849, abolitionist Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery for the first time.
Your coffee wants to sell you a rare commemorative U.S. Treasury approved picture of Tubman for $20.

September 16
“The Bob Newhart Show” debuted on CBS-TV on this date in 1972.
Your coffee wants its psychologist to wake up as the owner of a New England inn.

September 13
On this date in 1948, Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to serve in both chambers of Congress.
Your coffee wants to give you an ideal experience for politics.

September 12
President Kennedy declared “We choose to go to the Moon” in a speech on this date in 1962.
Your coffee wants to be shade-grown and hand-roasted, not because it is easy but because it is hard.

September 11
On this date in 2007, Russia tested the “Father of All Bombs”.
Your coffee should have known that another boring necktie would not be well received as a Father’s Day present.

September 10
Nathan Hale volunteered to spy for the Continental Army on this date in 1776.
Your coffee regrets that it has but one scoopful to grind for its country.

September 9
On this date in 1776, the Continental Congress officially named its union of colonies the “United States”.
Your coffee wants to print T-shirts with a snappy logotype.

September 6
Louisa Ann Swain became the first woman in the United States to vote legally in a general election on this date in 1870.
Your coffee is glad to know that it worked out for her.

September 5
On this date in 1791, French playwright Olympe de Gouges wrote “The Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen.”
Your coffee would rather not know how that worked out.

September 4
In New York City, the first commercial U.S. power plant began generating electricity for customers on this date in 1882.
Your coffee wants to light up your morning.

September 3
On this date in 1981, the United Nations’ Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women took effect.
Your coffee wants to know how that is working out.

September 2
Major League Baseball manager Billy Martin was fired by the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1973.
Your coffee wants nine good severance packages.