Centrifugal cream separator with a continuous flow

Inventor Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval of Stockholm, Sweden, received an American patent for a centrifugal cream separator with a continuous flow on October 4, 1881.
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Columbus Day, Celebrating Christopher Columbus and his first landfall in the New World

Columbus Day was first celebrated in the United States on October 12, 1792, to mark the tricentennial of the day in when Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the New World Continue reading

Space the final frontier, Canadians in space

Marc Garneau of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada was the first Canadian astronaut in space. Continue reading

Halftone photo of Prince Arthur in Canadian Illustrated News

The first issue of Canadian Illustrated News featured a halftone photograph of Queen Victoria’s son, Prince Arthur on October 30th 1869. Continue reading

An Aboriginal Woman becomes Ambassador to Arctic Region

Mary May Simon, Inuit Activist, was appointed Canada’s first Ambassador of Circumpolar Affairs, on October 31st, 1994. Continue reading

Canada starts Digital Wireless Cable TV

This cable TV is digital and totally wireless, employing no ground wires, but instead uses a satellite network. Continue reading

Made in Canada: Thermoformed Plastic Condoms…

Thermoformed Plastic Condoms are the invention of Robert Miller and coworkers of a Canadian firm called Ortho-McNeil Inc. , a pharmaceutical and medical supply company. Continue reading