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The First Phone Call

Alexander Graham Bell uttered nine words, “Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you,” into the mouthpiece of his newly patented device on March 10, 1876. His invention, now known as the telephone, featured “improvements in telegraphy” that allowed several telegraph signals to be sent over one wire using different audio frequencies.

A Path to Citizenship

On June 2, 1924, President Calvin Coolidge passed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting citizenship ... more

Hubble Space Telescope Repaired

The first pictures from the Hubble Space Telescope were a big disappointment but NASA had a plan ... more

Drive-In Restaurants

The first drive-in opened in 1921, and whether the booming success of these new eateries was ... more
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