Monday, 8 May 2017

173rd birthday of Elijah McCoy

(Born 2 May 1844, Colchester, Ontario, Canada)
Mechanical engineer, versatile inventor (especially lubricants) with over 50 recorded (US) patents
(Sam Rivers Sextet, “Helix” [personnel: Rivers, tenor saxophone; Donald Byrd, trumpet; James Spaulding, alto saxophone;  Cecil McBee, bass; Steve Ellington, drums; recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood, NJ, US, 17 March 1967])
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