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  1. Marshall Amplification — 2019-04-08 16:15:13
    …logo.svg" class="right" title="Marshall logo" width="200" }} Among his many guitar playing customers were **Ritchie Blackmore, Big Jim Sullivan and Pete Towns…
    …amplification available at the time, mainly //Fender// from USA. They wanted something "bigger and louder", and Jim Marshall saw an opportunity. {{Image url="MarshallWall.jpg" class="left" title="Marshall Wall" width="300" }} == Marshall Amp…
    …fication is Born == He took on 18-year-old electronics apprentice, Dudley Craven, resulting in the foundation of **Marshall Amplification.** After many prototypes the classic //JTM 45// amp was released. Soon musicians including **Jimi Hendr…
    …se amps were powered by [[Vacuum_Tube| Vacuum tubes]] and produced a tone that musicians still favour today. So the Marshall production facility, sited in Bletchley, England, still uses "valves". ::c:: == Recognition == {{Image url="MArshallL…
  2. Stan Laurel — 2019-01-14 16:14:46
    …ley Jefferson** in Argyle Street, **Ulverston** 16 June 1890 in [[Lancashire]] now [[Cumbria]], [[England]]. == Music Hall == His career began in the British pantomime and music hall. Developing his skills in comedic sketches. Laurel was a me…
  3. Charlie Chaplin — 2019-01-08 01:18:05
    …haplin_plaque.jpg" class="left" title="Charlie Chaplin blue plaque" width="280" }} Chaplin's parents were both music hall entertainers. Hannah, the daughter of a shoemaker, had a career under the stage name Lily Harley, while Charles Sr., …
    …mental asylum due to a psychosis caused by syphilis and malnutrition. === Change of Fortune === Charlie became a music-hall clown in 1906 with Fred Karno's Mumming Birds company. Karno toured the USA in 1913 and his act was seen by film produ…
  4. Paternoster — 2018-09-18 13:06:34
    …engineer Peter Hart obtained a patent on a paternoster and in 1884, in Dartford, England, the engineering firm of J & E Hall installed its first "Cyclic Elevator", using Hart's patent, in a London office block. The Paternoster became very popu…
  5. Ice Cream Cone — 2018-09-12 18:00:23
    …dubbed the **"Queen of Ices"**. {{Image url="Marshall-freezer.jpg" class="grow growhide left" title="Marshall's patent freezer" width="300" }} == Cornets with Cream == >>{{amazon type="book" items="B0010PANVU" }}>> Marshall's c…
  6. Public Park — 2018-08-24 15:01:46
    …1** Paxton designed the **Crystal Palace** for the '''Great Exhibition'''. All of the 245 plans for the main Exhibition Hall in Hyde Park had been examined and rejected. Paxton was visiting London at the time and heard about the difficulties. W…
  7. Nature Reserve — 2018-08-23 20:30:17
    …trees in the park and polluted the lake. He was eventually successful in having the soapworks moved. {{Image url="WaltonHall.jpg" class="right" title="Walton Hall" }} == The Bird Box == He also invented the '''bird nesting box'''. Walton Hall
  8. Can — 2018-08-23 12:49:54
    …le!** {{Image url="Tincan.jpg" class="left" title="Soup can" width="150" }} == Improved Production == In 1813, **John Hall** and **Bryan Dorkin**, acquired the Durand patent in 1811, opened the first commercial canning factory in England. The…
    … firm of Donkin, Hall and Gamble was later merged into Crosse & Blackwells. The patent was re-sold in America some six years later in 1818. …
  9. Toilet — 2018-07-24 21:40:11
    …hat room of 'relief'. Thanks to these guys you can now take comfort that your needs are taken care of. The technical challenges in flush toilets were the flush mechanism and a method of prevent smells passing from the drain. Overcoming these …
    …challenges has taken hundreds of years. {{Databox Image="HarringtonJohn.jpg" title="Sir John Harrington " width="250" birt…
    …e Jennings 1852 === Born on 10 November 1810 in Eling, England. In 1852, Jennings invented the wash-out design with a shallow pan emptying into an S-trap. He popularised public lavatories or 'Retiring Rooms' by installing them in the Crystal P…
  10. Jet Engine — 2018-05-28 18:47:28
    …month in 1942, all of a sudden the Government could find the money. Manufacturing of the engine was offered to BTH, Vauxhall and Rover. Eventually taken up by Rover only. They also sent out a contract for a simple airframe to carry the engine, …
  11. Powered Flight — 2017-11-11 21:00:20
    …is plane for powered flight. Percy arranged for a demonstration of his powered flight to some dignitaries at Stanford Hall on 30th September in **1899**, but sadly due to an engine failure, Pilcher, had to resort to flying his Hawk glider. …
  12. Light Bulb — 2017-11-08 12:25:58
    … Wilson Swan demonstrated and patented the first practical electric lamp in 1878. Swan was born in **1828** at Pallion Hall in Bishopwearmouth (now Sunderland) [[Northumberland]], [[England]] and he served an apprenticeship with a pharmacist t…
  13. LCD — 2017-07-05 11:03:57
    …title="LCD Calendar and Weather display" width="200" }} John Stonehouse, who was the Minister of Technology, put out a challenge to find an alternative to the shadow mask colour TV tube. This challenge was taken up by Cyril Hilsum at the Royal …
  14. Steam Engine — 2017-05-23 20:30:35
    …nd Marquess of Worcester published designs for, and may have installed, a steam-powered engine for pumping water at Vauxhall House. ::c:: == Over to France == {{Image url="MorlandPortrait.jpg" width="" class="right" title="Sir Samuel Morland 1…
  15. Jigsaw Puzzle — 2016-09-22 12:42:58
    …e from cardboard. Jigsaw puzzles are still very popular {{datediff from="1766"}} years later providing an educational challenge and pastime hobby for millions of people for a very small outlay. == Spilsbury Award == There is now a **Spilsbur…
  16. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    …modern ones. The Courier of 23 July 1884 recorded one of the first tennis tournaments, held in the grounds of Shrubland Hall.(demolished 1948) One of the first real or royal tennis courts was built in Bedford Street to the North of the town in…
  17. Jimi Hendrix Experience — 2016-06-02 09:48:10
    …ntial rock bands was formed in [[London ]] 1966. /* event_date="1966" Jimi Hendrix Experience was formed */ Jimi Marshall Hendrix, who was struggling for recognition in the USA, came to [[England ]] at the invitation of **Chas Chandler** in …

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