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What Happened on March 10, 1876

Historical Events


Historic InventionAlexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone

First telephone call; Alexander Graham Bell says "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you" to his assistant Thomas Watson

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The original drawing filed with Thomas Edison's patent application for the telephone
The original drawing filed with Thomas Edison's patent application for the telephone
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1876 Highlights

About March 10, 1876

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces