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:
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.