Day in Tech History

January 17: Carbon Microphone for Telephone

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Jeffrey Powers

Madison, WI

Description: For the Tech History Geek in all of us

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January 17: Carbon Microphone for Telephone

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Thomas Alva Edison

1882 - Thomas Edison created more tech history when he was granted a patent for the January 17

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