Tag: Thomas Edison
This Day in Pop Culture for May 13
1898: Edison Sues Over New Technology Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb and the phonograph, sued the American Mutoscope Company on this day in 1898. It turns out that Edison had entrusted his assistant, W.L.K. Dickson with a new invention, the Vitascope in which Dickson helped Edison’s competitors develop a similar machine, the Mutoscope.…
This Day in Pop Culture for April 14
It was on this day in 1865 that President Abraham Lincoln was shot at the theatre and in 1912, the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg!
This Day in Pop Culture for January 27
It happened on this day in 1880 when singer Michael Jackson got burned while filming a Pepsi commercial.