Today’s Google Doodle is Dedicated to the 131st Anniversary of Hole Punture.
The origins of the hole punch date back to Germany via Matthias Theel, where two early patents for a device designed to “punch holes in paper” have since[when?] been discovered. Friedrich Soennecken filed his patent on 14 November 1886, for his Papierlocher für Sammelmappen.
A hole punch (also known as a hole puncher) is a common office tool that is used to create holes in sheets of paper, often for the purpose of collecting the sheets in a binder or folder. A leather punch, of different construction from one designed for paper, is used for leather goods, cloth, or thin plastic sheeting. Hole punch tools are also made for use on sheet metal, such as aluminum siding or metal air ducts.A typical hole punch, whether a single or multiple hole punch,