This Day in History

First Speech Transmitted by Telephone

On March 10th, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the first successful test of his invention, the telephone, speaking the famous words, “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.” This revolutionary device transformed communication forever, paving the way for the modern telecommunications industry.

Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone

On this day, Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for his invention of the telephone, forever changing the way humans communicate. This groundbreaking invention laid the foundation for modern telecommunications, connecting people across great distances.