Edison Electric Light Company 2.jpg

`page.data.shortTitle || page.data.title`

Today In History- October 15

Description
Overview

Pictures & Records

`::image.description || image.title`

Add your story…

Edison begins commercial electricity production.

story image(s)
Edison Electric Light Company.jpg
2 images
Following his revolutionary invention of the incandescent light buld in 1876, on October 15, 1878, Thomas Edison combined his various innovative companies to form the Edison Electric Light Company.  An early version of the General Electric Company, among the largest companies in the world today, the company eventually settled its headquarters in Schenectady, New York.  Edison retained his laboratory in Menlo Park for new designs and inventions.
  • Menlo Park, New Jersey
  • 15 Oct 1878


Contributor: This_Day_In_History
Created: April 4, 2008 · Modified: July 19, 2011


Start your own page

Anyone can contribute to this page