The Queen is on Twitter! Check out what she had to say and other famous first tweets.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II dipped a toe into 21st century communications Friday when she posted her first tweet, signing herself Elizabeth R., for regina or queen. Check out other famous first tweets on one of the world's largest social networks:
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The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.
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