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What Happened on December 11, 1896

Article: Marconi's Dream: Telegraphy Without Wires

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chief Electrical Engineer of the British Post Office, William Preece, gives a public lecture in London called "Telegraphy without Wires", praising the work of 22 year old Guglielmo Marconi

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi

1896 Highlights

About December 11, 1896

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius