Timeline Of Energy Events

Timeline created by danyellenikol
  • Ben Franklin discovered electricity!

  • Alessandro Volta created the first electric battery!

  • Humphry Davy invented the first effective “arc lamp.”

  • The first electric motor was invented by Michael Faraday.

  • Michael Faraday proved that electricity can be made by changes in an electromagnetic field.

  • Joseph Henry invented the electrical relay

  • Thomas Davenport invented the electric motor

  • Sir William Robert Grove developed the first fuel cell

  • Samuel Morse invented the electric telegraph

  • The electric streetcar was invented by E.W. v. Siemens