The development of the fluroscent light bulb

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An English chemist named Humphry Davy creates the first electric light.

1809

Warren Rue used platinum coil in a evacuated tube to carry an electric current

1820

James B used a sample lightbulb to validate a constant electric lighting system

1835

Edward creates a electrical incandesent arc lamp.

1850

A German named Heinrich Gobel makes the first true lightbulb.

1854

Joseph W Swan gets a patent in the UK for a partial vacuum carbon filament lamp.

1860

Herman Sprengel created the mercury vacuum pump, which is run by electricity.

1875

Sir Joseph W S, a physicist, invented a handy light bulb that lasted 13.5 hours

1878

Thomas A Edison invented a carbon filament that was able to burn for forty hours

1879

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.

1901

Willis invented a carbon filament that wouldn't darken the interior of the bulb.

1903

Frosted light bulbs are manufactured.

1925

Philips creates a bulb that will shine for 60,000 hours

1991