Shawinigan Water & Power installs world’s largest generator: 5,000 Watts, and world’s largest and highest voltage line—136 Km and 50 Kilovolts
Lee De Forest invented the electric amplifier.
A. Goss invented the electric refrigerator.
The Public Utility Holding Company Act and The Federal Power Act is passed. The Securities and Exchange Commission and The Bonneville Power Administration is established.
The first night baseball game in major leagues is played made possible by electric lighting.
287 Kilovolt line runs 266 miles to Boulder (Hoover) Dam.
The Rural Electrification Act is passed.
The transistor was invented.
Almost all American farms had electricity.
Charles Ginsburg invented the first videotape recorder
The North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) was formed.
The first commercial fiber optic cable is installed in Chicago for telephone signals.