May 24, 1844

morse code

Samuel F.B. Morse sent the first telegraph message from the Capitol in Washington to Baltimore on May 24, 1844. The words sent were “What hath God wrought?”


Here are websites where you can enjoy the excitement of listening to Morse code:

The history of Morse Code is explained on Wikipedia, click here.

Morse code translator: click here, type get to get to the translator, type your message, listen to your message in Morse code.

“Google” in Morse code, sent by Google on April 27, Samuel Morse’s birthday:


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