The following coffee-related events occurred in 1908:


  • September 1 - The United States Patent Office issued a patent for decaffeinating coffee to Roselius, Meyer, and Wimmer.
  • July 8 - Melitta Bentz (born in Germany, January 31, 1873) created the first paper coffee filter.
Melitta Filters

A package of coffee filters in the style designed by Melitta Bentz

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