Hole punching machine celebrates 131st anniversary with a Google doodle

Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on its 131st anniversary

Google Doodle pays tribute to hole puncher on its 131st anniversary

Soennecken is now a German company that makes office supplies, and images of its early products are available on this archived web page.

Artist and illustrator Gerben Steenks has drawn the famous Google logo using familiar circular disks, bringing the Doodle alive when a hole puncher gives eyes to a blue sheet of paper. A patent for the hole puncher was filed on November 14, 1886.

The German scientist Friedrich Soennecken, born in 1848, filed patent for the hole puncher on November 14, 1886. Well, I thought yesterday what Google Doodle will surprise the entire world on children's day 2017. But Google seems to have credited Soennecken with the invention. That apart, despite moving towards an increasingly digital era, the hole puncher remains as relevant today as it was when it was invented 131 years ago. Besides the hole puncher, he invented a binder and a special nib for ink pens that are used for calligraphy.

The hole puncher employs a lever and spring system to allow the user to line up and punch holes with cylindrical blades through stacked sheets of paper easily.

In any case, single-gap punchers are additionally frequently utilized for an assortment of employment, such as approving tickets or checking utilized playing cards before they are binned.

The design of the hole puncher has not changed much in the 131 years since its invention.

Later, the hole punch became popular across the globe, it was used for various purposes. The second "g" is made of a paper that the hole puncher punches in the doodle.

It's a great news, that Google Doodle is Celebrating Children's Day along with the 131st Anniversary of Hole Punch.

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