Category Archives: Upon This Day

“Mouse man” Douglas Engelbart dies

If, like me, you, woke to hear that “mouse man” Doug [las] Engelbart had died on the 2nd July 2013 then you will probably have been reflecting on how far this technology has progress since it was first carved out … Continue reading

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Orville Gibson – sometime before 1910

October 10, 1902 Orville Gibson founds his business Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Mfg. Co., Ltd. but soon sells out.  The Image free from copyright due to age (made sometime befor 1910 – bigger versions on Gibson’s own site and Wikipedia.

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Upon this days – for March

This year:020312, 160312, 160312, 2303012, 300312 Previous years: 070309, 130309, 200309ludwig, 270309Alexander Kielland,  180311, 250311

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Upon these days…. Feburary

This year: 030212, 100212, 170212 & 240212 Last year: 040211, 110211, 180211 trinity & 250211

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Upon these days… January

27012012 – this year and three from last year… 140111, 210111 & 280111 Challenger  

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A few links for Christmas, snow and the deep mid-winter.

The missing day and a rich one!  This PPt includes, towards the end, some guidance from Father Christmas including links to the NORAD plotting of the big delivery run.161211 A link to the clever guys at Caltech who spend their lives research … Continue reading

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Upon this day… catch-up!

251111 – this year 021211 – this year 261110 – last year 031210 -MIC – last year  

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