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What Happened on February 11, 1847

Thomas Edison, The ‘Invention Factory’ Wizard

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Person of interestThomas Edison

Thomas Edison, American inventor (lightbulb, phonograph, motion picture camera), born in Milan, Ohio (d. 1931)

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

1847 Highlights

About February 11, 1847

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 174 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius