The History of Electricity

By Heya:P
  • William Gilbert invents the term 'Electricirty

    He was the first person to describe the earth's magnetic field and realise the relationship between electricity and magnetism.
  • Benjamin Franklin proves that ligthning is a form of electricity

    Ties a pipe to the a kite and flies it into a thunderstorm to prove that lightning is a form of electricity.
  • Nikola Telsa develops and AC motot

  • Hans Christian Oersted discovers magnetic fields

  • Samuel Morse invents the Morse Code

  • Alexander Graham Bell invents the telephone

  • Joseph Swan demonstrates the first electric light

  • First public supply of electricity

  • Arthur James Arnot invents electric drill

  • Discovery of X-Rays