On this Day Factola

January 9, 1894


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


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