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February 21, 1858

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1858, the first electric burglar alarm was installed in Boston, MA by the innovative firm of Rube, Gold, and Berg, Inc. This new technology was attached to all the windows in the house. When … Continue reading

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June 15, 1752

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1752 Benjamin Franklin experimented with flying a kite during a thunderstorm. The result was a little spark that proved the relationship between lightning and electricity. He also found that drinking large quantities of red … Continue reading

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March 31, 1880

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1880 Wabash, IN became the first town to be completely illuminated with electric light and soon, the urban and even most rural settlements followed suit and the great Moth Massacres began. All over the … Continue reading

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