When did people first drink tea?

The beverage we know as tea was originated in China around 2700 B.C.

It became popular in England, Holland, and America by the early eighteenth century A.D.

The British custom of afternoon tea was introduced about 1840 by the Duchess of Bedford.

Iced tea was first introduced at the 1904 world’s fair, called the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, by Richard Blechynden.