His name, now known as widely as the telephone itself, was Alexander Graham Bell
. He was a teacher of acoustics and a student of electricity, possibly the only man in his generation who was able to focus a knowledge of both subjects upon the problem of the telephone.
Great inventors like Samuel Morse, Alexander Graham Bell
, Marconi and - surprisingly but actually - Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr worked for decades on their own brilliant creations, which ultimately came together to bring us the smartphone.
3 SCOTTISH-BORN scientist and inventor Alexander Graham Bell
gave the world both the telephone and the metal detector.
On 10th March, 1876, Alexander Graham Bell
made the first successful call using the telephone.
1876: Alexander Graham Bell
patented the first telephone.
1876 a 1st telephone call made (Alexander Graham Bell
to Thomas Watson)
At the Alexander Graham Bell
National Historic Site in Baddeck, NS, White started the event by discussing the elements and how all things are made of atoms.
Alexander Graham Bell
must be welling up with pride.
1847: Alexander Graham Bell
, inventor of the telephone, was born in Edinburgh.
1985: Miners' leaders, led by Arthur Scargill, above, vote to end the longestrunning industrial dispute in Britain without any peace deal over pit BORN ALEXANDER Graham Bell
, inventor, 1847 RONAN Keating, Irish pop star, 1977, above COLIN Wells, English cricketer, 1960 DIED LOU Costello, American actor, 1959 DANNY Kaye, American actor, 1987, above SAINT Katharine Drexel, nun, 1985
Cape Breton in August, the gorgeous town of Baddeck, the Alexander Graham Bell
Museum and the excitement of a locally produced opera world premiere--what could possibly be better?