April 3, 1973: Motorola Calls AT&T … by Cell, Wired – April 2008

Wired Magazine’s Randy Alfred described the first cellular phone call on April 3, 1973 when Marty called his counterpart at AT&T to gloat.  Marty recalled:  “I made numerous calls, including one where I crossed the street while talking to a New York radio reporter — probably one of the more dangerous things I have ever done in my life.”

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