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  • Paris, France
    Tuesday May 15, 1888

    Eiffel Tower

    Start of construction on the second stage

    Paris, France
    Tuesday May 15, 1888

    Start of construction on the second stage.




  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Thursday May 17, 1888

    Nikola Tesla

    William Arnold Anthony and Electrical World magazine editor Thomas Commerford Martin arranged for Tesla to demonstrate his AC motor

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
    Thursday May 17, 1888

    Physicist William Arnold Anthony (who tested the motor) and Electrical World magazine editor Thomas Commerford Martin arranged for Tesla to demonstrate his AC motor on 16 May 1888 at the American Institute of Electrical Engineers.




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