Today is the 120th Anniversary of Mr. Tesla’s Great Loss
On March 13th, 1895, Nikola Tesla’s 5th Avenue Laboratory burned to the ground in New York City destroying $50,000 (roughly 1.38 million in today’s money) worth of equipment, notes and experiments. It truly was one of Mr. Tesla’s greatest setbacks and it was undoubtedly a profound loss for the inventor. At a press conference, Mr. Tesla said:
Excerpt above is taken from the March 14th, 1895 article, “Mr. Tesla’s Great Loss.” To read more about this sad story, please see the Full Article Online.