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  1. Electronic Computer — 2017-12-22 10:07:10
    …s 'Tommy' Flowers" Birth_date="22 December 1905" Birthplace="London" Death_date="28 October 1998" }} === Tommy Flowers 1943 === ~-[[CategoryInventions]]::[[CategoryTechnology]]:: Flowers created **Colossus**, the world's first programmable ele…
    …ctronic digital computer in 1943. {{toc}} /* event_date="8 December 1943" First electronic computer 'Colossus' is tested. */ /* event_date="5 February 1944" First electronic computer 'Colossu…
  2. Silicone — 2017-10-11 16:23:17
    …as taken up by Corning Glass who, with Dow Chemicals set up Dow-Corning Corporation to manufacture silicone polymers in 1943. == Many uses == Silicones are largely inert compounds with a wide variety of uses. It is nonstick and rubberlike. F…
  3. Clouds — 2017-07-11 11:15:57
    …t" title="Luke Howard plaque 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham" width="" }} ::c:: == Links == >>{{amazon type="book" items="1162194383" }}>> [[http://www.rmets.org/weather-and-climate/observing/luke-howard-and-cloud-names | RMetS]]…
  4. Bouncing bomb — 2016-09-26 13:45:18
    …th_date="30/10/1979" death_place="Effingham Surrey " }} [[CategoryInventions]]>[[CategoryTechnology]] === Barnes Wallis 1943 === Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979). He invented the "bouncing bombs" used by 617 …
    …Squadron ("**The Dam Busters**") to breach the Möhne and Eder dams in Germany in 1943. During WWII an audacious plan was concieved by Barnes Wallis to destroy German dams that were key to their industry. …
    …g bouncing bomb" width="500" }} == Operation Chastise == The attack on the German dams was carried out on 16–17 May 1943 by Royal Air Force No. 617 Squadron. The Möhne and Edersee Dams were breached, causing catastrophic flooding of the R…
  5. Beatrix Potter — 2016-07-23 14:22:52
    …: [[Arts]][[Literature]] {{amazon type="menu" items="Beatrix Potter, Tailor of Gloucester" }} == Beatrix Potter 1866 - 1943 == {{Databox Image="Beatrix_Potter.jpg" Who="Beatrix Potter" width="350" birth_date="28 July 1866" birth_place="Londo…
    …n" death_date="22 December 1943" death_place="Sawrey" }} {{toc}} Beatrix Potter is still one of the world's best-selling and best-loved children's aut…
  6. Cilla Black — 2016-03-03 14:46:01
    … == {{Image url="Cilla-Black.jpg" class="right" title="Cilla Black" width="400" }} Born Priscilla Maria Veronica White (1943-2015) born in Liverpool [[Lancashire]], [[England]] was a singer whose career began in 1963 under the **[[Beatles]]** m…
    …anager **Brian Epstein**. === Liverpool England 1943 === She had hit singles with "Anyone Who Had a Heart" and "You're My World" that both reached number one in the UK in 1…

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