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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.

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