Infobrew Archives

What your coffee knew in December 2020.

December 31
On this date in 1853, Sir Richard Owen hosted a dinner party inside of a life-size mould of an iguanodon.
Your coffee wants to be served in crystal.

December 30
Today is the birthday of Dodger pitching legend Sandy Koufax.
Your coffee doesn’t tip its pitches but will tip its server.

December 29
On this date in 1949, KC2XAK became the first UHF television station in the United States to operate on a daily schedule.
Your coffee wants to watch a 4K HDR stream of the movie “UHF”.

December 28
Edmond Rostand’s play “Cyrano de Bergerac” had its Paris premiere on this date in 1897.
Your coffee wants to speak for itself.

December 25
On this date in 1949, comic strip character Dick Tracy married Tess Trueheart.
Your coffee wanted to stream the ceremony on its two-way wrist television.

December 24
Cuban president Fidel Castro announced he was a non-smoker on this date in 1985.
Your coffee wants to give that man a cigar.

December 23
On this date in 558, Chlothar I was crowned King of the Franks.
Your coffee wants a democratically elected Dodger dog.

December 22
Colo became the first gorilla to have been born in captivity on this date in 1956.
Your coffee wants to be free.

December 21
On this date in 1826, Anglo settlers in Nacogdoches, Texas, began the Fredonian Rebellion.
Your coffee wants to hail President Rufus T. Firefly!

December 18
The United States House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on this date in 2019.
Your coffee wanted better follow-through.

December 17
On this date in 1967, the Prime Minister of Australia disappeared while swimming.
Your coffee wants to know if an impeached president has ever disappeared while golfing.

December 16
Mathematician John T. Graves first wrote about his discovery of octonions on this date in 1843.
Your coffee is high-octane.

December 15
On this date in 37 AD, the man who would become the Roman Emperor Nero was born.
Your coffee swears it has never been anywhere near Agrippina.

December 14
Alexander Hamilton married Elizabeth Schuyler on this date in 1780.
Your coffee will not throw away its shot but will toss the bouquet.

December 11
On this date in 1990, Ivana Trump divorced her husband, Donald.
Your coffee completely understands.

December 10
The first edition of the Encyclopedia Brittanica went on sale on this date in 1768.
Your coffee looked it up in Wikipedia.

December 9
On this date in 1935, halfback Jay Berwanger of the University of Chicago won the first Heisman trophy.
Your coffee wants a 13.5-inch-tall bronze mug cast in the shape of Ed Smith.

December 8
A pregnancy was mentioned on United States television for the first time on this date in 1952.
Your coffee loves Lucy but admits no responsibility.

December 7
On this date in 1932, Swiss-born Albert Einstein was granted a United States visa.
Your coffee wants to use Apple Pay.

December 4
President Jean-Bedel Bokassa of the Central African Republic proclaimed himself Emperor on this date in 1977.
Your coffee suggests you avoid the coronation hors d’oeuvres.

December 3
On this date in 1965, The Beatles released the album “Rubber Soul.”
Your coffee wears Crocs.

December 2
Charles Dickens gave his first public reading in the United States at Tremont Temple in Boston on this date in 1867.
Your coffee wants champagne and eggs beaten in sherry.

December 1
On this date in 1988, United Nations member states proclaimed “World AIDS Day.”
Your coffee is wearing a red ribbon.