Thomas Edison ( 1847-1931 ) || Death Anniversary On October, 18

Remembering Thomas Edison death anniversary

šŸ”² Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio, US

šŸ”² The invention that first brought Thomas Edison to notice was the phonograph in 1877 and after this invention; he came to be known as 'The Wizard of Menlo Park'.

šŸ”² On February 19, 1878, Thomas Edison patented his tinfoil cylinder phonograph.

šŸ”² Edison's major innovation was the first industrial research lab. It has been named Edison in his honour.

šŸ”² In 1877, Edison developed the carbon transmitter, a device that improved the audibility of the telephone

šŸ”² He was granted a patent for the light bulb in January 1880

šŸ”² In his 84 years, Thomas Edison acquired a record number of 1,093 patents. Edison was also granted a patent for the motion picture camera or 'Kinetograph'.

šŸ”² The American inventor and businessman Thomas Edison passed away of complications of diabetes on October 18, in the year 1931, aged 84.

šŸ”² Edison's last breath was reportedly saved in a test tube.

šŸ”² In 2008, it was discovered that a French printer and bookseller Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville (April 25 1817 - April 26 1879) had recorded a 10-second clip of a human voice on April 9, 1860, singing a French song 'Au clair de la lune'.P

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