Friday, February 11, 2022

Feb. 11: Thomas A. Edison, American inventor


Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931) was an American scientist, inventor, and businessman who held over a thousand patents in fields such as the generation of electric power; mass communication; sound recording; and motion pictures. His inventions included the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb. He literally changed our world. Before Edison, the only way to hear music or see a drama was through live performance! He was also noted for his work ethic and the organization of his operations. He left behind a Diary and numerous published papers.


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