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Once upon a time... the industry

On the 6th of June 1882, Henry W. Seely invents the electric iron

What happened this week in the History of Industry? It is to answer this question that we invite you to rediscover, every week, a historical event which occurred around this time… in another age. This week, we look back at an innovation which was to revolutionize daily life for men and women all over the world, and try to iron out any creases in the story of this invention.   THE IRON AGE While sources appear to agree that the iron originated in China, they differ on the dates.