(WCSA.world) The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
WCSA - On This Day - May 15, 2021 - 1928 – Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy"
(Wcsa.world) Walter Elias Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons.
WCSA - On This Day - May 14, 2021 - Gail Borden, land surveyor, newspaper publisher and inventor, patents his process for condensed milk, in 1853
(Wcsa.world) Gail Borden, Jr. (November 9, 1801 – January 11, 1874) was a native New Yorker who settled in Texas in 1829, where he worked as a land surveyor, newspaper publisher, and inventor.
(Wcsa.world) Thomas Edison ran his first test of the electric railway in Menlo Park, NJ, on May 13, 1880.
WCSA - On This Day - May 12, 2021 - Black American inventor Elijah J. McCoy patented an ironing table, in 1874
(Wcsa.world) On this day in 1874, African American inventor Elijah McCoy is granted US patent #150,876 for the ironing table, saving housewives hours of back-breaking labour.
(Wcsa.world) In 1951, Jay Forrester filed a patent application for a "multicoordinate digital information storage device" that would change the way digital computers work.
WCSA - On This Day - May 10, 2021 - Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder in Japan, in 1975
(Wcsa.world) Sony Corporation is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo. Its diversified business includes consumer and professional electronics, gaming, entertainment and financial services.
(Wcsa.world) Alexander Simon Wolcott (also Alexander S. Wolcott and A. S. Wolcott; June 14, 1804 – March 26, 1844) was a maker of medical supplies.
WCSA - On This Day - May 07, 2021- Russian scientist Alexander Stepanovich Popov demonstrates his invention - the world's first radio receiver, in 1895
(Wcsa.world) Alexander Stepanovich Popov was a Russian physicist who is acclaimed in his homeland and some eastern European countries as the inventor of radio.
(Wcsa.world) Refrigeration is the process of creating cooling conditions by removing heat. It is mostly used to preserve food and other perishable items, preventing foodborne illnesses. It works because bacteria growth is slowed at lower temperatures.