The Royal Institution of Great Britain 1799
- English; British
- Westminster, City of Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1799 - founded with the aim of introducing new technologies and teaching science to the general public with George Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea standing as the first president.
1800 - Royal charter awarded by King George III.
1802 - Humphry Davy elected Professor of Chemistry.
1813 - Michael Faraday appointed Chemical Assistant.
1825 - Michael Faraday initiated the Christmas Lectures.
1826 - Michael Faraday instituted The Friday Evening Discourses.
1862 - formally adopted research as one of its activities.
1966 - the first complete series of Christmas Lectures televised