Frank Zamboni was born on January 16, 1901. He invented the Ice resurfacer in 1949 amongst other things.
Google has a fun little game on the homepage today where you have to drive arond a ice resurfacer. Just why an ice resurfacer? Google marks the brithday of the inventor of the ice resurfacer. Frank Zamboni introduce the Zamboni branded iceresurfacer in 1949.