Thomas EdisonBirth

Thomas Edison born in Milan, Ohio

11 Feb, 1847

Edison is born to Samuel and Nancy Edison in Milan, Ohio. Edison performs poorly at school, and is only formally schooled for three months, after which his mother homeschools him.

My mother was the making of me. She was so true, so sure of me; and I felt I had something to live for, someone I must not disappoint.

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