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Thomas Edison Death Anniversary

Thomas Edison Death Anniversary - 18 October 1931

Thomas Edison died on 18 October, 1931

One of the greatest American inventors known for developing and improving on several devices including the phonograph, the kinetograph (motion picture camera), the kinetoscope (motion picture projector) and the light bulb. Edison promoted the direct current electric system which was in contrast to Nicola Tesla’s alternating current. The latter finally won.

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