Thomas Edison

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 12/31/23 – LIGHT BULB DAY!

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in his laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey on December 31, 1879, America’s Inventor, Thomas Alva Edison, unveiled the future, making today NATIONAL LIGHT BULB DAY! Consider the light bulb, that household item we take for granted and buy by the dozens to light our homes and everywhere else where humans […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/14/23, INCANDESCENT LIGHT BULB DAY!

Before October 14, 1878, the popular illustration for a good idea was a candle burning above one’s head, nowhere near as clear a visual as the one we celebrate on  NATIONAL INCANDESCENT LIGHT BULB DAY! Like many things associated with Thomas Edison, he got all the credit for the little glass globes that did nothing

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 8/22/23 – NATIONAL VICTROLA DAY!

Years before RCA and the His Master’s Voice Dog, there was only Victor, as in Victor Talking Machine Company, which manufactured its first Victrola on this date in 1906, leaving us no option but celebrating NATIONAL VICTROLA DAY! The Victor Talking Machine Company was the baby of Eldridge R. Johnson, a sound recording pioneer and

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