1791, Apr 271872, Apr 2
an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code, and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
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04/27/1791-Samuel F. B. Morse is born
01/06/1838-Samuel F. B. Morse makes first public demonstration of telegraph
06/20/1840-Samuel F. B. Morse receives a U.S. patent for his dot-dash telegraphy signals, known to the world as Morse code.
05/01/1844-Samuel F. B. Morse publicly demonstrates first telegraphic message
05/24/1844-Samuel F. B. Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (first telegraph msg)
05/27/1844-Samuel F. B. Morse completes first telegraph line 
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