Shipboard newspaper called Transatlantic Times

Guglielmo Marconi, radio pioneer, set up a radio receiver to pick up news broadcast from his transmitter station on the Isle of Wight. Then on November 15, 1899, aboard the American passenger liner S.S. St. Paul, picking up the news by radio, then assembled and printed a four-page newspaper called Transatlantic Times and sold it to passengers for one dollar, with the proceeds going to charity.

Date:
      November 15, 1899
Name(s):
      Guglielmo Marconi
Occupation:
      Inventor
Location:
      Open Seas


Additional Information:

  • Guglielmo Marconi – Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading …
    “Word is Flashed from Roosevelt to King Edward” headlines The Evening World on January 19, 1903. Guglielmo Marconi and his crew successfully send the first transatlantic radio transmission from the US (accomplished a month earlier from Canada).
  • Guglielmo Marconi – Wikipedia
    Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (/mɑːrˈkoʊni/); Italian: [ɡuʎˈʎɛlmo marˈkoːni]; 25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi’s law and a radio telegraph system. He is usually credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun “in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy”.

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