10 Key Historical Energy Events

Events

First Electric Motor

March 14, 1821

America's First Steam Locomotive

September 25, 1830

First Electric Stove

September 20, 1859

First Lightbulb

October 22, 1873

First Hydroelectric Plant

September 30, 1882

First Car in America

September 20, 1893

First Air Conditioning Unit

February 14, 1902

Hoover Dam Completed

September 20, 1935

First Battery

January 1, 1971

First Cell Phone

April 3, 1973