Volta invented the electrical battery.
The first generator was invented by Michael Farday.
The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell.
The electric light bulb was invented by Joseph Swan.
The electric fan was invented by Dr Schuyler Wheeler.
The first functional dishwasher was invented by a woman named Josephine Garis Cochran.
The first electric sewing machine was sold in 1889.
The electric hairdryer was inventedby Alexandre Godefoy.
The first person to die in the electric chair was William Kemmler who was executed on 6 August 1890 at Auburn prison New York.
The electric car heater was invented by Thomas Ahearn.
The first electric oven went on sale in the USA in 1891. They went on sale in Britain in 1893. By 1939 there were about 1 1/2 million electric ovens in Britain and about 9 million gas ones.
The escalator was patented in 1892 by Charles Wheeler.
The first practical electric blanket was invented.