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Hour B, Segment 5
The TW&E History Book
- March 9-10, 1804 — In St. Louis, formal ceremonies are held to transfer ownership of the Louisiana Territory from Spain to France to the United States. The United States bought the 800,000-square-mile territory for $15 million.
- March 10, 1876 — Alexander Graham Bell makes the first telephone call.