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December 22, 2010 / jmeuropeana

Today in Europeana: 22 December

On the 22nd of December –

Ingeborg is born; the Battle of Ferozeshah is fought; the first bipolar transistor is created.

Today is Ingeborg‘s (my wife’s) birthday – happy birthday!

Here are some some Ingeborgs from Europeana:
Protrett av Ingeborg + Ingeborg
Ingeborg Bachmann
Sängerin Ingeborg Rudolf
Mit der Liebe spielt man nicht

In the First Sikh War the battle of Ferozeshah is fought in 1847.
Panjab: Battle of Ferozeshah.

The first prototype bipolar transistor was created at Bell Labs by William Bradford Shockley Jr., John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain in 1947
Type A transistor used at the Bell Telephone Laboratories, New Jersey, 1948
Leter the word ‘tansistor’ was used for the transistor radio,for all you young folks out there: ‘the first iPod’.
Phillips Transistor Radio VADS Collection: Arts Institute at Bournemouth Design Collection


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