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Elisha Gray Birthday

Elisha Gray Birthday - 2 August 1835

Elisha Gray was born on 2 August, 1835

American electrical engineer and founder of Western Electric Manufacturing Company who developed a prototype of the telephone in 1876. Gray is considered the founder of the modern synthesiser and had over 70 patents including one for the telephone. In fact, both Gray and Graham Bell had applied for the patent on the very same day. The patent was awarded to Alexander Graham Bell.

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