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NATIONAL ICED TEA DAY TIMELINE

2737 B.C.

Invention of Tea

Chinese legend credits the mythical figure, Shennong, as the inventor of tea.

1800s

Cold Tea Punch

Tea is served cold in the form of green tea punch heavily spiked with liquor.

1876

Introducing Lipton

Thomas Lipton opens his first tea shop in Glasgow.

1904

Iced Tea Creates a Sensation

At the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, iced tea becomes popular.