October 18 1931 CE – Inventor Thomas Edison Dies

October 18 1931 CE – Inventor Thomas Edison DiesRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons In the quiet of his West Orange, New Jersey home, Thomas Edison — perhaps the world’s greatest inventor — died on October 18, 1931. Known as the “Wizard of Menlo Park,” many of his creations led to revolutions in the way the world lives, works and plays. With nearly 1,100 patents to his name in the United States alone, Edison turned his natural curiosity into a wildly successful idea factory. Born in Milan, Ohio in 1847, Edison spent much of his youth in Michigan. Prone to daydreaming and flights of fancy, especially after his hearing […]