Nikola Tesla Timeline
Important moments and events related to Tesla
Tesla Eludes Army Service
Tesla went to Tomingaj near Gračac to recover from Cholera and avoid the Army, from which he was a fugitive, due to required a compulsory three-years' service. Tesla later stated, "For most of this term I roamed in the mountains, loaded with a hunter's outfit and a bundle of books, and this contact with nature made me stronger in body as well as in mind."