HomeHistoricalThe Gibson was Born on This Day in 1902 Carl October 10, 2012 Historical This Day in Music and Wikipedia contribute details to the story of the birth on this day in 1902 by Orville Gibson of “The Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Mfg. Co., Ltd.” Here is a similar promotional piece to the one above on Fender, though Cliff from Cheers isn’t in this one. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.