Additions to the History of Electricity

This timeline would be focusing on famous scientist and  events that gave more history and life to electricity. 

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January 1600
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January 1, 1600  
William Gilbert

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A famous scientist who studied electricity and magnetism. He gave life to the words "electric" & "electricity".

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January 1698
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January 1, 1698  
First Steam Engine

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With a great excitement, Mr. Thomas Savery who was a military engineer and inventor patented the first cube steam engine.  

June 1752
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June 15, 1752  
Lighting Storm

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Benjamin Franklin conducted an experiment to prove that lightning is electricity by flying a kite in a lighting storm.

January 1791
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January 31, 1791  
Bioelectricity

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A famous scientist Luigi Galvani who decided to studied bioelectricity.

January 1821
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January 1, 1821  
First Electric Motor

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Michael Faraday demonstrated the conversion of electrical energy into mechanical energy.

January 1823
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January 1, 1823  
First Internal Combustion Engine

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Scientist Samuel Brown patented the first ever internal combustion energy to be applied industrially.

January 1824
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January 1, 1824  
Heat Engines

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Sadi Carnot established the thermodynamic theory of idealized heat engines.

January 1835
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January 1, 1835  
Telegraph

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Samuel Morse proved that signals could be transmitted by wire from a telegraph.

January 1960
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January 1, 1960  
Laser light

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Theodore Maiman invented the first successful laser light.

January 1971
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January 1, 1971  
Battery

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Alessandro Valto invented the first electric battery. His discoveries laid the foundation of electrochemistry.

January 1972
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January 1, 1972  
Geothermal Energy

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The Geothermal Association is formed.



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