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Daily Archives: August 8, 2019

On This Day in History: Thomas Edison Patents Mimeograph

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On this day in 1876, Edison patented his mimeograph. On August 8th, 1876 American inventor Thomas Edison secured a patent for his mimeograph machine.  What’s a mimeograph, you might ask?  Now that you’ve asked, it’s also known as a stencil duplicator.  This machine worked by forcing ink through a stencil to print onto paper.  These