This Day In History
This Day In History
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

«telephone»

November 18, 1963

The first push-button telephone goes into service. The push-button telephone was first invented in 1941, and is a telephone with push-buttons or keys, and which eventually replaced rotary dial telephones that were first used in 1891. The first push-button telephone was invented in the labs of Bell Telephone; however, these models were only prototypes, and were not brought to the commercial market. The first publicly-available push-button telephone was released in 1963, by the Bell System. They were first made available in the towns of Carnegie and Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
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Alexander Bell

Alexander Bell
(March 3, 1847 - August 2, 1922)
Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.
Bell, scientist, inventor, engineer, innovator, telephone
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