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Top message:  if Canada Blows..... by newfette   Sep 7, 2006, 5:51 PM

Replying to:  Re: if Canada Blows..... by cricKet RSR   Sep 7, 2006, 6:08 PM

Re: if Canada Blows.....

by newfette    Sep 7, 2006, 7:16 PM


Canada's most famous inventor started to experiment with sound when he was just a teenager. After years of tinkering he figured out how to send sound-waves through wire, and the first - now famous - spoken words: "Mr. Watson, come here, I need you." were transmitted on March 10, 1876

on a side note not mentioned above... In 1870, at the age of 23, Alexander Graham Bell emigrated with his family to Canada where they settled at Brantford. Before he left Scotland, Bell had turned his attention to telephony, and in Canada he continued an interest in communication machines.

Light Bulb

In 1874, Henry Woodward and Matthew Evans patented the first electric light bulb, after having tested it successfully in Toronto. Then they sold the patent to Thomas Edison. Bad move »

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