Thomas Edison invents and patents the carbon filament electric light.
Charles Beck invents incandescent lamp
David Misell invents first electric light
National Carbon introduces the first D battery
Franklin Brooks makes portable electric lamp
Edwin R. Gill makes portable light assigned to electric contract co.
Charles Sagebrecht made portable electric light
N.C.C. and Union Carbide formed the Union Carbide and Carbon co.
Ralston Purina buys Eveready battery company holding Energizer brands
Pelican Peli made flashlight