Communication & language

Apple’s iPhone is released

The original iPhone was described as “revolutionary” and a “game-changer” for the mobile phone industry.

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford English Dictionary debuts

The Oxford English Dictionary is now the principal historical dictionary of the English language, published by Oxford University Press.

Samuel Morse invents Morse code

In an emergency, Morse code can be sent by improvised methods that can be easily “keyed” on and off, making it one of the simplest and most versatile methods of telecommunication.