This Day in History: 03/07/1876 - Alexander Graham Bell Patents the Telephone

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Captain James Cook discovered the Northwest coast of the Americas on this day. He discovered what is now the coast of Oregon, and was the first European to do so. German troops violated the Treaty of Versailles on this day in 1936. Broadway musicals were put on pause for four days during the musician walkout. Also, Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone, or what he called the electric speech machine.

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