Benjamin Frankiln proves that static electricity and lightening is the same thing.
Michael Faraday discovers the basic principles of electricity generation.
The electric telegram, a machine that could send messages through wire, was invented by Samuel Morse
The incandescent light bulb is put into practical use.
Thomas Edison patents the incandescent light bulb.
The Thor washing machine was invented by Alva J. Fisher.
AABE is founded by Clarke Watson after a meeting for energy policy makers was called by President Jimmy Carter and there were no minorities on the list.