When was the First Light Switch Invented?

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The first light switch was invented in 1884 by John Holmes. His design used quick-break technology. Later, in 1916, the toggle light switch was invented.
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It was a shocking discovery by William J. Newton and Morris Goldberg who invented the light switch. The switch was invented to prevent frequent electrical shocks caused by twisting
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the earliest safe dimmer switch - used in the theater - was invented by Granville Woods in the 1890's.
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The first light-switch was invented by John Holmes in 1884 of England. In 1890,
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Hi George. This ends up being a difficult question to answer! Switches were invented in the earliest days of experimentation with electricity -- and a 'switch' can really be as simple
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