Thomas Edison’s Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle


Google is celebrating the 164th birthday of Thomas Alva Edison with a Google Doodle that includes some of his greatest inventions. The doodle includes the electric lightbulb, the phonograph and the motion picture camera.

The electric light bulb constantly glows bright and dim, and the doodle is viewable to people all around the world via the Google homepage. Clicking on the doodle will take users to a search engine results page for “Thomas Edison”.

“Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.”