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Events in History in March 1876

  • Mar 1 Guernsey Cattle Club forms (Farmington Conn)
  • Mar 4 US Congress decides to impeach Minister of War Belknap
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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  • Mar 7 Battle at Gura: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians

Mr. Watson come here, I want you

Mar 10 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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Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell
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  • Mar 17 General Crook destroy Cheyennes & Oglala-Sioux Indian camps