Stamps Commemorate the Start of the Electrical Age

By |2022-09-12T14:24:37-04:009 September 2022|From Around the World|

On September 4, 1882, Thomas Edison began providing electricity to a portion of New York City, an event often considered the start of the electrical age. Edison first grew interested in incandescent electric lighting in mid-1878. A little over a year later he successfully developed the first practical incandescent light. He then set to work ...