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Wait … Thomas Edison never attended high school but has a degree from Princeton?


Thomas Alva Edison, one of the most famous and influential inventors to walk the earth, never attended high school or college but was awarded an honorary degree from Princeton in 1915!

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Did you know Edison proposed to his wife in Morse Code?  TRUE!  (Biographies state that he would say “I love you” throughout their marriage in Morse Code too!  How do you say ” I love you” in Morse Code?  Here you go:  “Di-dit, di-dah-di-dit dah-dah-dah di-di-di-dah dit, dah-di-dah-dah dah-dah-dah di-di-dah”)

Edison was such a huge contributor to modern invention, the University observed his contributions a couple of days after his death with a one minute period from 7:00-7:01 PM where all electrical lights were extinguished in his honor.