https://www.nps.gov/edis/learn/kidsyouth/the-electric-light-system-phonograph-motion-pictures.htm

Feb 26, 2015 ... Most Americans still lit their homes with gas light and candles for another ... Only in 1925 did half of all homes in the U.S. have electric power.

https://livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/life_08.html

If you lived in town in the 1930s, your house had probably electricity. ... Before the REA strung electric lines to connect rural homes, a few farmers bought battery ...

https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-history-of-electricity-in-homes

How long has electricity been used in homes? ... Benjamin Franklin is often credited in various books and websites as having discovered ...

http://www.thehistoricalarchive.com/happenings/57/the-history-of-electricity-a-timeline/

Feb 13, 2007 ... 1752 By tying a key onto a kite string during a storm, Ben Franklin , proved that static electricity and lightning were the same. His correct ...

https://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/history-electricity/

From long shot science experiments to an essential element in modern life, learn more about the complete history of electricity.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_electric_power_transmission

The tools and means of moving electricity far from where it is generated date back to the late ... Cable cars were the most frequent example of telodynamic transmission, whose lines could extend ... Street lights, electric motors in factories , power for streetcars and lights in homes are examples of the diversity of devices with ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrification

Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and, in many contexts, the introduction of .... with hydroelectric power. By 1882 between 8 and 10 households were connected, with a total of 57 lights. ..... Elsewhere, wired electricity was often carried on and through the circuits of colonial rule. Some historians and ...

https://www.reference.com/history/did-electricity-become-common-homes-5aa75e52359cadb5

In the United States, electricity became common in homes in urban areas in the 1930s. Some people living in the country still did not have access to electricity at  ...

https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/how-the-1920s-thought-electricity-would-transform-farms-510917940

Jun 3, 2013 ... In 1920, just 35 percent of American households had electricity. .... never become a common sight, the electrification of the American farm no ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_UK_electricity_supply_industry

The following is a list of major events in the history of the electricity sector in the United Kingdom. Year, Event. 1882, The Electric Lighting Act 1882 (repealed ...