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The development of the fluroscent light bulb
An English chemist named Humphry Davy creates the first electric light.
Warren Rue used platinum coil in a evacuated tube to carry an electric current
James B used a sample lightbulb to validate a constant electric lighting system
Edward creates a electrical incandesent arc lamp.
A German named Heinrich Gobel makes the first true lightbulb.
Joseph W Swan gets a patent in the UK for a partial vacuum carbon filament lamp.
Herman Sprengel created the mercury vacuum pump, which is run by electricity.
Sir Joseph W S, a physicist, invented a handy light bulb that lasted 13.5 hours
Thomas A Edison invented a carbon filament that was able to burn for forty hours
Joseph Wilson Swan begins installing electric light bulbs in homes.
1879 - 1880
Peter C Hewiit invented the very first prototype of the fluorescent light bulb.
Willis invented a carbon filament that wouldn't darken the interior of the bulb.
Frosted light bulbs are manufactured.
Philips creates a bulb that will shine for 60,000 hours
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