Geek Fact for October 24th


In 1861, the first transcontinental telegram was sent.

The first transcontinental telegram was sent from Stephen J. Field, chief justice of California, to President Abraham Lincoln.

Learn more at http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/western-union-completes-the-first-transcontinental-telegraph-line.

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