131st Anniversary of the Hole Puncher

131st Anniversary of the Hole Puncher

Internationally, the day is celebrated as World Diabetes Day. He patented the product on November 14, 1886, German daily Deutsche Welle said. But Google seems to have credited Soennecken with the invention.

History tells us we have Friedrich Soennecken, a German entrepreneur and inventor, to thank for this officious yet sometimes physically demanding office tool.

A hole punch has a long lever, which helps push a bladed cylinder through a number of sheets of paper, creating identical holes, making it easy to stack them together in a folder. Google had been holding the Google 4 Doodle competition every year since 2010, till the hole punch doodle this year. The Google Doodle displays the logo consisting of colourful paper circles, expect the second letter "g", which is replaced with a blue sheet of paper. Besides the hole puncher, he has invented a binder and a special nib for ink pens suitable for calligraphy. The speciality of this invention is that its basic design has not changed in over 129 years. Even though workplaces have evolved over time, this hole puncher has more or less remained unchanged. This is how today's Google doodle celebrates the 131st anniversary of the hole punch, a staple in offices, schools and colleges. The hole puncher doodle reaches countries across Europe, North America, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand and India.



Related Posts

Stray cat prime suspect in attempted murder
A stray cat is the chief suspect in an attempted murder case in Japan that left an elderly bedridden woman covered in cuts. The bedridden woman was reportedly found by her daughter bleeding badly from about 20 cuts to her face on November 6.

Two injured following OH hospital shooting
A shooting at an OH hospital left two people injured in the center's parking lot Monday, authorities said. The shooting occurred at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, a fire official confirmed to WKYC-TV .

Groundbreaking for Las Vegas Raiders stadium at 5 pm
Team owner Mark Davis, President Marc Badain, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Nevada Gov. Over the weekend, the 872 Laborers Union posted photos showing off a massive tarp to show where the field will be located.

AT&T and Verizon are going to build cell towers together
It's perhaps worth noting that Tillman Infrastructure is rather an unconventional choice when it comes to cell tower companies. In the leasing business model, AT&T and Verizon have to continuously make leasing payments, thus costing them more long-term.

Famous Melbourne Nightclub Owner Found Dead In Home
Detective Inspector David Griffin said at the time he believed the offender or offenders were trying to send a message. Staff were reportedly questioned by police on Monday afternoon, appearing shaken and upset.

Court Place Advisors LLC Has $6.79 Million Position in Aetna Inc. (AET)
Currently, 85.31 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 82.58 million shares have been available to trade. Zacks Investment Research lowered Aetna from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd.

Fearful Australian publisher Allen & Unwin drops book about China
Publishers are being urged to stop self-censoring in response to Chinese government intimidation. Fears are growing that freedom of speech is being curbed from overseas .

World Record-Setting BASE Jumper Valery Rozov Killed in the Himalayas
Base jumping involves jumping from a cliff, bridge or other platform then freefalling before activating a parachute or wingsuit. The extreme sport is significantly more risky than jumping from a plane with a parachute as they take place at lower altitudes.

Prince Charles's Letter From 1986 Blamed Jews for Unrest in Middle East
In 1993, Charles delivered what was then considered to be the most pro-Islamic speech ever made by a member of the Royal Family. A Clarence House spokesperson said the thoughts, expressed in the 1986 letter, were actually " not The Prince's own views ".

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Manchester City are not unstoppable'
City are now eight points clear at the top of the Premier League, unbeaten in 11 games and are looking unbeatable. But Wenger again was non-committal on City's chances of emulating that Arsenal side.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.