In Coffee Timeline, myth has it that roughly around ninth century an Abyssinian goat herder named Kaldi discovered some of coffees stimulant properties.
History of Coffee Timeline:
An unusual timeline of coffee and history for you're viewing pleasure.
Before 1000 A.D.: When people of Galla tribe in Ethiopia, mixed a particular berry ground up with animal fat they noticed a rise in their energy.
1000 A.D.: when Arab traders first brought coffee bean back to their homeland to farm bean first time. Also made a drink out of coffee bean that they called "qahwa".
1453: Ottoman Turks pioneered coffees for first time. A little unknown possible fact is that if a Turkish man doesn't give his wife a daily portion of coffee she can divorce him.
1475: Legend has it that first known coffees diner opened in Kiva Han making this is one more to add to history of coffees legend.
1511: The foul Governor Khair Beg of land of Mecca attempted a ban on coffee for fear of a riot against him. For this act King of Mecca made coffee sacred and had Khair Beg put to death.
1607: Its believed that North America was introduced to coffees by Capt. John Smith at Jamestown colony in Virginia.
1615: The Pope Clement VIII heard of Italian merchant selling coffee and was informed by his priests that coffee was tool of devil. Clement, not to be foolish, requested a sample of coffee and in doing so fell in love with it, so he baptized it and made it a "truly Christian Beverage."
1645: It's believed that first coffee diner opened in Italy.
1652: The first coffee house opens in England. By popular demand more coffee diners open for rich and commoners. Due to quality discussions coffee shops were labeled "Penny Universities" because of price of coffee.
1668: Beer: New York's City's favorite breakfast drink was replaced by coffee.
1668: Lloyd's of London almost most purchased insurance provider in London became famous from when it first opened as a coffee diner. That travel merchants and insurance salesman frequented.
1672: The first Paris coffee diner opens.
1675: When Franz Georg Kolschitzky escaped Rebel Turkish Soldier's in Vienna to lead military aid back to city. The skedaddling Turkish rebels left behind a bag of coffee grounds. Snatching grounds as his reward, Franz used grounds to open Europe's first coffee diner and in doing so refined method of filtering grounds and adding sugar for sweetener.
1690: The Dutch smuggled a coffee plant out of Arab port "Mocha" for transplantation and cultivation. This is where name "Java" comes from which is one of cities that opened a plantation.
1713: Gabriel Mathieu do Clieu in 1723 steals a seedling from France. Within 50 years an estimated 19 million coffee plants, 90 percent of world's coffee spreads from this plant.