Who invented the windscreen wiper?

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Who invented the windscreen wiper?
« on: 03/05/2003 18:08:32 »
Ok, heres one for you... who invented the windscreen wiper?

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Re: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
« Reply #1 on: 13/05/2003 11:28:49 »
The inventor was Mary Anderson

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Re: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
« Reply #2 on: 19/10/2005 18:55:42 »
Wrong! it was Gladstone Adams who was born in my town!

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Re: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
« Reply #3 on: 19/10/2005 19:44:33 »
Blimey !!...over two years sonce the first post....but shortandstrange what about this http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blanderson.htm


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Re: Who invented the windscreen wiper?
« Reply #4 on: 04/12/2005 16:43:09 »
Anderson in 1905 & Adams in 1911, eh?
Maybe the 2 were different in which case both could actually have invented 1. However, as Anderson's was in 1905, I think it is she who should get the accolade.
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