On This Day in Telephone History December 5TH 1958

On This Day in Telephone History December 5TH 1958 Queen Elizabeth II made the UK’s first long-distance telephone call without the help of an operator from the central telephone exchange in Bristol to the Lord Provost of Edinburgh. The Queen began the call with the words "This is the Queen speaking from Bristol. Good afternoon, my Lord Provost".

On This Day in Telephone History December 5TH 1958 Queen Elizabeth II made the UK’s first long-distance telephone call without the help of an operator from the central telephone exchange in Bristol to the Lord Provost of Edinburgh. The Queen began the call with the words "This is the Queen speaking from Bristol. Good afternoon, my Lord Provost".

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