On this Day Factola

January 9, 1894

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"The Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze" received by the Library of Congress for copyrighting

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Sneeze-Lore - excerpt from Harper's Weekly, March 24, 1894 titled "The Record of a Sneeze"

 

Digital scanning courtesy of University of Michigan Library

 

 

 

The Sneeze - Filmed on January 7, 1894 - From the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

 

 

 

Fred Ott seated left of Edison, June 16th, 1888 after 72 hour non-stop effort working on Edison's first commercial Phonograph, generally known as the “PERFECTED” Phonograph. W. K. L. Dickson is standing behind Fred Ott.

 

 

 

January 9 - On this Day Factola

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