mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)

This Day in History, 1876

Today is the 130th anniversary of the telephone. On this day in 1876, in his Boston home, Alexander Graham Bell called for his assistant over a primitive telephone by saying, "Mr. Watson, come here; I want you."

Since March 10, 1876, the telephone and communication technology has changed dramatically. We've gone from requiring operators to make party an American telephone monopoly called AT& the invention of touch the forced breakup of the AT&T cell ring tones being a multibillion dollar the death of the AT&T purchasing Bell South...

One wonders what Bell would have thought of all of it.
Tags: boston, history, science

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