March 7, 1876
Telephone Is Patented
Back in 1876, 29-year-old Alexander Graham Bell receives a patent for his invention of the telephone.
His education was primarily received through frequent experiments in sound and the advancement of his father’s work on Visible Speech for the deaf.
Bell held 18 patents in his name alone and 12 that he shared with collaborators.
He died on August 2, 1922, in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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