What Happened in Jul 1856

  • Nikola Tesla Is Born

    Tesla was born to Serbian parents in the village of Smiljan, Austrian Empire near the town of Gospić, in the territory of modern-day Croatia. His... Read more

  • Great Train Wreck of 1856

    At the Wissahickon station another train, the Aramingo, engineered by William Vanstavoren, waited for the excursion to pass on the single track... Read more