Date:
0 - 0 - 1792
 
Category:
Natural Gas
 
Location:
United States  
 
Event:
Inventor William Murdoch introduces coal-gas lighting in England. Murdoch succeeded in lighting his house and office in Cross Street, Redruth, by piped coal gas. This was the first time coal gas was used to illuminate a home or business.

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