In honour of Canada Day, we thought we would take the time to recognize amazing Canadian historical figures. Here are some Canadians (and definitely not all) who have technologically shaped the lives of Canadians today and the rest of the world!
1872-Elijah “The Real” McCoy: Canadian-American inventor of the automated lubricator for steam engines, folding ironing board, lawn sprinkler and 57 other patents in Canada and the United States.
1874-Henry Woodward: Invented the incandescent lamp which he then sold the patent to Thomas Edison who is credited with the commercial light bulb.
1906-Reginald A. Fessenden: Invented the Wireless Radio, patented a television system among several other patents.
1942-Donald L. Hings: Invented the Walkie-Talkie and has 55 Canadian and United States Patents .
1945-Hugh Le Caine: Invented the Music Synthesizer.
1994-James Gosling: Created the JAVA Software programming language.
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By: Keshra Lucille