Today in Tech History – November 13, 2017

Today in Tech History logo1851 – The first public message was sent on the submarine telegraph cable under the English Channel between Dover, England and Calais, France.

1982 – 15-year-old Scott Safran of Cherry Hill, New Jersey set the world record score on Asteroids. His record stood for 27 years, the longest-running high score in videogame history.

1983 – The MIT TX-0, an experimental transistorized computer, was brought back to life for the last time at The Computer Museum in Marlboro, Massachusetts.

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