Nikola Tesla Timeline - 1896
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Tesla Tours Niagara Powerhouse
July 19th, 1896
Tesla, along with George Westinghouse, Edward Dean Adams and others tour Niagara Falls and the new Adams Power Station.
Niagara Powers Buffalo
November 16th, 1896
The new A.C. power system enjoyed a flawless inauguration, transmitting electricity to Buffalo, New York 22 miles away. It came first to the Buffalo Railway Company - 1,000 horsepower, switched into the company's powerhouses at exactly midnight with a signaling of the event to the city by the firing of cannons, the blowing of steam whistles and the ringing of bells.
Honorary Membership, Zagreb
December 17th, 1896
Tesla was elected honorary member of the Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts in Zagreb.
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