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Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone on March 10, 1876. Bell had been working on the invention for nearly four years before his success with the electromagnetic telephone. More »

Alexander Graham Bell is recognized as the inventor of the telephone, although the inventors Elisha Gray and Antonio Meucci made vast contributions to its development. Bell and Elisha Gray independently created their own... More »

The United States Patent Office issued patent #174,465 to Alexander Graham Bell on March 7, 1876, for his device that could transmit speech electrically: the telephone. On March 10, Mr. Bell spoke the first intelligible ... More »

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Although there is a dispute over the exact date the telephone was invented, most believe that the first transmission of sound through an electrical device occurred on March 10, 1875, transmitted by Alexander Graham Bell.... More »

On March 10, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell invented the first practical, working telephone. His first words on the telephone was to his assistant in the next room, "Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you." In addition to... More »

Alexander Graham Bell is best known for the invention of the telephone on March 10, 1876. He made his first telephone call to his partner Thomas Watson. The invention came after Bell became interested in transmitting the... More »

The invention of the telephone is credited to 19th century Scottish-born inventor Alexander Graham Bell. At the time, his contemporary Elisha Gray independently developed a telephone. Bell was able to beat Gray to acquir... More »