120 volts vs 240 volts
Nikola Tesla invented the Alternating Current (AC) which alternated at 60 Hz and supplied 240 volts. Thomas Edison invented the Direct Current (DC) which supplied 110 volts.
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Installation of Electric Light in Godalming, England
The Holborn Vidacut Station, London is opened
Chicago World's Fair
Buffalo, New York, was lit up using AC by Niagara Falls Power Company
Goerge Westinghouse buys Nikola Tesla's Alternating Current patent
William Kemmler became the first person to be executed by the electric chair
War of Currents
Europe boosts their voltage supply to 240 volts.
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