Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in November 2019.

November 22
On this date in 2012, in an NFL game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets, Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez committed a notorious “butt fumble,” allowing the Patriots to grab the ball and score.
Your coffee wants to know if the butt was over- or under-inflated.

November 21
Disc jockey Alan Freed, who popularized the phrase “rock ’n’ roll,” was fired by WABC-AM on this date in 1959.
Your coffee wants to see Maybellene in a coup de ville.

November 20
On this date in 1992, a fire broke out at Windsor Castle, causing £36.5 million in damages.
Your coffee wants to see the Queen’s tax returns.

November 19
Edgar Selwyn and Samuel Goldwyn founded Goldwyn Pictures on this date in 1916.
Your coffee wants to hear Slats roar!

November 18
On this date in 2011, Mojang released the game “Minecraft.”
Your coffee wants to put you in creative mode.

November 15
The first assembly of the League of Nations was held on this date in 1920.
Your coffee wants to establish negotiations to procure a refill.

November 14
On this date in 1960, Ruby Bridges became the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in Louisiana.
Your coffee wants a signed portrait by Norman Rockwell.

November 13
The Soviet Union completed development of the AK-47 assault rifle on this date in 1947.
Your coffee wants a long stroke gas system.

November 12
On this date in 1954, immigrant inspection and processing ceased at Ellis Island.
Your coffee immigrated from Ethiopia.

November 11
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker became the first (and so far only) woman to be awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor on this date in 1865.
Your coffee believes in “no backsies!”

November 8
On this date in 1519, Aztec ruler Moctezuma II welcomed the arrival of Hernán Cortés to Tenochtitlán with an exchange of gifts.
Your coffee wants to exchange the gifts for store credit.

November 7
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency discovered an LSD lab in a converted missile silo on this date in 2000.
Your coffee doesn’t think it is in Kansas anymore…unless Kansas is covered with paisley butterflies!

November 6
On this date in 1947, the first episode of the news/interview program “Meet the Press” was broadcast.
Your coffee wants to be sponsored by General Foods.

November 5
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the NFL could not force the Los Angeles Raiders to move back to Oakland on this date in 1984.
Your coffee wants to call an end run to Las Vegas.

November 4
On this date in 1783, Mozart’s Symphony No. 36 (“The Linz Symphony”) was first performed.
Your coffee wants to know where it had its first performance.

November 1
Ansel Adams took his famous photograph “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico” on this date in 1941.
Your coffee wants a signed print.