This day in Jewish history / An inventor sets up shop in Canada
German-born inventor Emile Berliner, who largely lived in the U.S., helped develop the telephone and recording industries.
On April 4, 1904, German-born inventor Emile Berliner incorporated his Berliner Gramophone Company of Canada in Montreal. Berliner, a multi-faceted and largely self-trained engineer and entrepreneur, played a key role in developing both the telephone and the recording industries, as well numerous other technological products, but his involvement in these nascent, potentially lucrative industries guaranteed that...
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