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The Victor Talking Machine Company of New Jersey began to manufacture the hand-cranked record player with a folding horn placed inside cabinet this idea was quickly patented, by the name "Victrola". And was sold for $200. Victrola was housed in an elegant wood cabinet in several contemporary furniture styles. The speaker horn and turntable mechanism were totally concealed, and there were convenient storage compartments for records thus transforming the phonograph into a popular household item, and setting the pattern of wood cabinetry enclosures later imitated by radios and television sets.

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Calendar of Important Historical Events
This gives for each day of the month important events that have occurred in the history. The purpose of this compendium is to provide general information along with associated Images. The information has been compiled from various internet sites. Your comments/suggestions, and ideas on improvement are welcome.

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