On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1896

Marconi's Dream: Telegraphy Without Wires

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1896 Highlights

About December 11, 1896

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius