• Lightning = Electricity

    Lightning = Electricity
    Benjamin Franklin proved through an invented experiment that lightning is electricity.
  • First Internal Combustion Engine

    First Internal Combustion Engine
    Samuel Morey invented an engine that ran on ethanol and turpentine.
  • Electircal Relay

    Electircal Relay
    Joseph Henry invented the electrical relay which could send electrical currents over long distances.
  • Refridgerator

    Dr. John Gorrie built a refridgerator to make ice and cool the air for his yellow fever patients. (Date and Month Unknown Exactly)
  • Telegraph

    Samuel Morse invented the electric telegraph which was a machine that could send messages long distances across wires.
  • The Lightbulb

    The Lightbulb
    Thomas Alva Edison's lightbulb was given it's first official trial.
  • Hydroelectricity

    The first hydroelectric power station opened in Appleton, Wisonsin.
  • Power Between the US and Canada

    Power Between the US and Canada
    The first powerline between the US and Canada was created at Niagra Falls.
  • Pulverized Coal

    Pulverized Coal
    The US opened it's first coal plant station in Indiana that only burned pulverized coal.
  • The Hoover Dam

    The Hoover Dam
    The construction of the Hoover Dam began. (Finished in 1936)