What 15 Groundbreaking Inventions Looked Like When They First Came Out

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Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone in 1876.

Bell placed the first telephone call between New York City and Chicago in 1892. His early phone design consisted of a transmitter to turn vibrations from his voice into an electric current and a receiver.

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