The original cover art for Margaret Cheney's Tesla - Man out of Time
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September 13th, 1898: Tesla Lectures In Buffalo

"High Frequency Oscillators for Electro-therapeutic and Other Purposes" address before a meeting of the Electro-therapeutic Association at the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences in Buffalo, New York.

December 8th, 1898: Tesla Demos Automaton Boat

Tesla publically demonstrates his "automaton" technology by wirelessly controlling a model boat at the Electrical Exposition held at Madison Square Garden in New York City during the height of the Spanish-American War.

Tesla operating world's first remote-controlled vehicle.
Tesla operating world's first remote-controlled vehicle.
Tesla operating world's first remote-controlled vehicle. An illustration of the submersible version of Tesla's boat. An illustration of the submersible Tesla boat in water. Photograph of Tesla's boat detailing the prop and rudder. The Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences building in Buffalo, New York. A larger model of Tesla's boat with the deck removed.