Re: On this day (January 6th) 1838


 

* On 2019 06 Jan 17:04 -0600, Wayne Dillon wrote:
On this day in 1838 Samuel F.B. Morse first demonstrated his telegraph at
an iron works in New Jersey. Get your keys out and celebrate!
According to some current thought, Alfred Vail, Morse's assistant,
created the code and made the first key. Some are of the opinion that
it ought to be called "Vail Code", but that is likely too confusing
after 181 years. :-D

72, Nate

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