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static electricity

1660

Invented a machine that produced static electricity.
-Otto Von Gueriche

Conducting electricity

1729

Thomas Grey proved the conduction of electricity.

lightning rod

1752

Invented the Lightning Rod (Demonstrating lightning was electricity) Benjamin Franklin

electricity and magnets

1820

Relationship of electricity and magnetism. electrical currents effected the needle on a compass and Marie Ampere, who discovered that a coil of wires acted like a magnet when a current is passed thorough it. Hans Christian Oersted.

telephone

1876

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone

sightbulb

1879

Lightbulb was invented. thomas edison

steam power

1884

Steam turbine invented. Charles Parsons

electric motor

1888

Nikola Tesla invented the electric motor

Fords

1909

Henry Ford. Model T Ford, Assembly Line

Coal Burning

1920

First U.S. station to only burn pulverized coal is opened.