Monday, June 2, 2008

Today In History; First Radio Patent Issued

1896: Guglielmo Marconi was issued the first radio patent in 1896 for his wireless telegraphy apparatus. The value of the wireless telegraphy to lighthouses, lightships, the military, and shipping in general is immense. Marconi's invention earned him the Nobel Prize in physics in 1909 and revolutionized global communication.

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