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SOS calendar of interesting facts from history of technic - 20. week: Cable crossed Atlantic

We’re flicking through the pages of SOS calendar 2017. Interesting fact from the history of technology for this week:

/ 1858

The first cable connection between England and America measured 3745 km. First telegram sent to America via sunk cable said: Europe and America are united by telegraphy. Glory to God in the highest; on earth peace and good will toward men. The connection worked only for 2 months.

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