According to Holidays Calender.com, National Coffee Day, also known simply as Coffee Day, is a holiday that celebrates one of the most loved and widely consumed hot beverages in the world. National Coffee Day is a holiday that’s observed not only in the U.S on September 29th but is also celebrated in a wide number of other countries including Australia, Austria, Canada, Hungary, Iceland, and many, many others.
The history of coffee dates back to 850 AD, and possibly earlier with a number of reports and legends surrounding its first use.
There is evidence of either coffee drinking or knowledge of the coffee tree from the early 15th century, in the Sufi monasteries of Yemen, spreading soon to Mecca and Medina. By the 16th century, it had reached the rest of the Middle East, South India (Karnataka), Persia, Turkey, India, and northern Africa. Coffee then spread to the Balkans, Italy, and to the rest of Europe, as well as Southeast Asiadespite the bans imposed during the 15th century by religious leaders in Mecca and Cairo, and later by the Catholic Church.