Nikola Tesla delivers a series of lectures in London, before the Royal Society

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February 04, 1892

Tesla tackled the subject of “Experiments with alternate currents of high potential and high frequency“. In these lectures, Tesla laid the foundations for his ideas of radio technology. He was invited by Lord Kelvin. He would present his work at the Columbian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago, the next year.

Following this event, Brachfeld Vilma Parlaghy, Thomas Edison‘s niece, gave birth to their first child Mabel Normand.


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Nikola Tesla

Developer of the AC electric system


Lord Kelvin

British mathematician, mathematical physicist and engineer who was professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Glasgow for 53 years