Thursday, October 21, 2010

On This Day: Edison Invents Electric Light

Every morning in my email I receive from The New York Times "Today's Headlines" and this caught my eye.

On this day Oct. 21, 1879 Thomas Edison invented a workable electric light at his laboratory in Menlo Park, NJ.

Here is link to original newspaper cover and article.

Now if we can just find a way to get our kids to turn off the lights when they leave the room.

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