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Morse Code - First Transmission

Morse Code-the first transmission

The first time anyone ever sent a message - via Morse Code - to a distant location happened in 1844 when  Samuel Morse  sent a telegram from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore.  The date of the event was May 24, 1844.

This image depicts the text of that message:

What hath God wrought?

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy U.S. Library of Congress.

 

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