First Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Message

August 16, 2011 | posted in: Tech Chronicles | by

Technology that Shapes Our Lives August 16, 1858 The first official telegraph message was sent across the Atlantic Ocean from London to the US. The transatlantic telegraph cable,  the first cable used for telegraph communications, laid across the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. It crossed from the Telegraph Field, Foilhommerum Bay, Valentia Island, in western..

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