The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

telephone

1876 Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for the telephone.

1926 The first successful trans-Atlantic radio-telephone conversation took place, between New York City and London.

1936 Adolf Hitler ordered German troops to march into the Rhineland, breaking the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Pact.

1994 The Supreme Court ruled that parodies that poke fun at an original work can be considered “fair use” that doesn’t require permission from the copyright holder.

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~ by thehalobender on March 7, 2009.

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