Guglielmo Marconi

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Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor, notable for developing wireless communications that are used to span the oceans. He won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1909. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Founder Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America 1899 1920
Works about Guglielmo Marconi


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1901/00/00 Marconi begins building a wireless station 165 feet (50 m) from the shore. Inventor Marconi Wireless Station Site Cape Cod National Seashore Invention of Wireless Communications
1901/12/12 Guglielmo Marconi receives a telegram from England, the world's first transatlantic wireless signal Inventor Signal Hill National Historic Site of Canada St John's Invention of Wireless Communications
1909/00/00 Gugliemo Marconi donates radio equipment to Port Arthur College Benefactor Marconi Tower at Port Arthur College Port Arthur, TX
1912/04/14 About 10 minutes before the Titanic hits the iceberg, the closest ship to Titanic, the SS Californian, turns off her Marconi Wireless receiver. Service Owner Sinking of the RMS Titanic
1912/04/15 Titanic's Marconi Wireless operator, Jack Phillips, sends one of stricken liners last intelligible radio messages. Jack Phillips perished but Titanic's other radio operator, Harold Bride, survived. Service Owner Sinking of the RMS Titanic
1927/10/27 Italian Senator Guglielmo Marconi represents Italy at the dedication of the Casa Italiana cultural center at Columbia University. Dignitary Casa Italina New York City
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