Archive for April 24th, 2011

GREAT SONG FROM 1956!

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ELECTRIC COMPANY INCORPORATED ON THIS DATE IN 1889

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Edison General Electric Company was incorporated in New York April 24, 1889,
in a merger of Edison’s three electric light manufacturing companies which were 
Edison Lamp Company, Edison machine works and Bergmann & Company, with 
the patent-holding company, Edison Electric Light Company. As the result of
another merger on April 15, 1892, the General Electric Company was formed. 

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John Pierpont Morgan (above) arranged the 1892 merger of the electric companies.

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1879 Thomas Edison's light bulb
Thomas Edison with his light bulb

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H O L I D A Y

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TOP TUNE ON THIS DATE IN 1965

billboard hot 100

 

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BARBRA IS 69 TODAY

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Singer Barbra Streisand is one of the most commercially and critically
successful entertainers in modern entertainment history. She is one of
the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony
Award.

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