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Today in History: December 6

Microsoft News | Slide 1 of 14: American inventor and businessman, here seen seated by his 1877 invention, the phonograph.

1877: Edison's first recording of phonograph

Thomas Alva Edison made the first recording in his tinfoil cylinder phonograph, with a recording of himself reciting 'Mary had a little lamb'.

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