On this day…

On this day in 1826 the Menai Suspension Bridge, considered the world’s first modern suspension bridge, connecting the Isle of Anglesey to the north West coast of Wales, is opened.

On this day in 1915…

On this day in 1915, Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated the U.S Transcontinental Telephone Services, speaking from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco. I thought this image of a Mr Sims trying to speak to his pet Canary was rather fun!