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What Happened on July 10, 1856

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Person of interestNikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil, born in Smiljan, Austrian Empire (now Croatia) (d. 1943)

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Nikola Tesla
Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
Nikola Tesla

1856 Highlights

About July 10, 1856

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer