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Today in History: March 10



Today in History: March 10



Today in History: March 10



Today in History: March 10



Today in History: 19 May 2002


Australia: John Gorton, Former Prime Minister Died

On this day in 2002, John Gorton, the 19th Prime Minister of Australia died. Sir John Grey Gorton was born in Melbourne, Victoria, on the 9th September 1911 and died in Sydney, New South Wales. He was Prime Minister from the 10th January 1968 to the 10th March 1971.

ABOVE: John Gorton as Prime Minister

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gorton


Today in History: 10 March 1876


The Telephone Comes Into Being with the First Sucessful Telephone Call

On this day in 1876, the first clear telephone transmission was made by Alexander Graham Bell. Bell spoke to his assistant saying, ‘Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.’

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telephone
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Graham_Bell

See also the following books:
The Telephone – Alexander Graham Bell
The History of the Telephone – Herbert Newton Casson


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