Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in October 2020.

October 30
On this date in 1485, the Tudor reign in England began with the crowning of King Henry VII.
Your coffee wants a bouquet of roses in assorted colors.

October 29
King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy appointed Benito Mussolini as Prime Minister on this date in 1922.
Your coffee wants to see the job interview notes.

October 28
On this date in 1962, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev ordered the removal of Soviet missiles from Cuba.
Your coffee wants to change his lead-foil boxer shorts.

October 27
Soviet naval officer Vasily Arkhipov prevented the start of a thermonuclear war on this date in 1962.
Your coffee wants to duck and cover.

October 26
On this date in 1863, England’s Football Association was formed.
Your coffee wants to give you a free kick.

October 23
The world was created, according to Church of Ireland Archbishop James Ussher, on the sunset preceding this date in 4004 BC.
Your coffee was brewed this morning just after sunrise.

October 22
On this date in 1975, Air Force Technical Sergeant Leonard Matlovich was discharged after publicly declaring his homosexuality.
Your coffee wants to ask and to tell.

October 21
Opening ceremonies for the World’s Columbian Exposition were held in Chicago on this date in 1892.
Your coffee wants to wait in a shorter line.

October 20
On this date in 1955, “No Time for Sergeants” opened on Broadway.
Your coffee wants a 21 toilet salute.

October 19
Marlon Brando made his Broadway debut on this date in 1944.
Your coffee wants to remember its lines.

October 16
On this date in 1847, the novel Jane Eyre: An Autobiography was first published.
Your coffee wants to overthrow authority and violate every code human and divine.

October 15
College students Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton founded the Black Panther Party on this date in 1966.
Your coffee proudly proclaims, “Wakanda Forever!”

October 14
On this date in 1977, anti-LGBT activist Anita Bryant received a pie in the face at a Des Moines news conference.
Your coffee wants a donut with rainbow sprinkles.

October 13
Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” opened on Broadway on this date in 1962.
Your coffee is terrified of Lytton Strachey.

October 12
On this date in 1810, the citizens of Munich celebrated the first Oktoberfest.
Your coffee wants a light-roast Weissbier.

October 9
The first public demonstration of a visible-wavelength light-emitting diode took place on this date in 1962.
Your coffee wants a caffeine-emitting isolinear chip.

October 8
On this date in 1970, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Your coffee spent one coffee break in the life Ivan Denisovich.

October 7
Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland College 220-0 in a college football game on this date in 1916.
Your coffee wants to beat the point spread.

October 6
On this date in 1995, 51 Pegasi b became the first extra-solar planet orbiting a sun-like star to be discovered.
Your coffee wants to ride a winged horse to the heavens.

October 5
Aviator Laura Ingalls became the first woman to pilot a transcontinental air flight on this date in 1930.
Your coffee wants a little first class cabin on the prairie.

October 2
On this date in 1897, comedian Bud Abbott was born.
Your coffee actually knows who’s on first.

October 1
The Victorian best-selling Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management was published on this date in 1861.
Your coffee wants seriously overcooked rigatoni.