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This Week in Business History for August 16th: Laying the First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable
16th August 2021 • This Week in Business History • Supply Chain Now
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In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner remembers key innovations, inventions, and firsts that took place between August 16th and the 20th. In our main story, she’ll explain the vision – and the determination – required to lay a functional telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean. She will also mark the birthdays of two trailblazing fashion icons, each of whom innovated in their own, unique way.

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