This Day in History: 1893-03-01

1893: Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri, just seven years after electromagnetic waves are discovered. One of the greatest geniuses of his time, Tesla revolutionized electrical engineering and electronics with his alternating current inventions. Cheated out of his rightful fortune in later years, he would famously advise “Never trust a Jew.”

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1893-03-01