March 10, 2012
The World and Everything In It

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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.
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March 10, 2012