This Day In History - First Telephone Call 1876

First Telephone Call 1876

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

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Event Description

On this day, the first discernible speech is transmitted overa telephone system when inventor Alexander Graham Bell summons his assistant in another room by saying, "Mr. Watson, come here; I want you." Bell had received a comprehensive telephone patent just three days before.

Event Location

Boston, MA, United States