November 30, 1810. Oliver Winchester born. Oliver Winchester was a man who knew a good business opportunity when he saw it, and amassed quite a fortune with his repeating rifle, the Gun that Won the West. It was his widow, Sarah, however, who built the remarkable Winchester mansion, a bizarre house that was never finished -- in order to appease the ghosts.
You’ve likely heard of Thomas Edison because he invented the light bulb, but what you may not know is that for over 60 consecutive years, he patented at least one invention. This inventor gives new meaning to persistence pays. Click through to read this mini biography of Thomas Edison to find out how you can learn from his remarkable life.