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Experiments with electricity had captured the imagination throughout the 1700s, but there wasn't any great practical importance attached to it. All that changed in the early 1800s, and soon the telegraph, telephone, electric light, electric motors, and countless other electrical devices would be changing life forever. In many ways the 19th century was the century of electricity.

Electricity Timeline

A comprehensive and informative timeline about the development of electricity throughout the 19th century.
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