Google is featuring a special Google logo, also known as Google Doodle, for the 164th birthday of Thomas Edison. The logo illustrates some of Edison’s most famous inventions including the electric light bulb, phonograph, and the motion picture camera. Edison holds over 1,000 U.S. patents and is the most well-known inventor of all time.
Here is the animated version of today’s Thomas Edison Google logo:
Edison was born on February 11, 1847 and died on October 18, 1931. He spent most of his years in New York City, although he was born in Milan, Ohio and died at 84 in West Orange, New Jersey. He was married twice and had six children.
For those interested, I also have a theme for Edison’s birthday at the Search Engine Roundtable.
For more on Edison’s life, see Wikipedia.
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