Though the inventors applied for the patent on the same day, it was awarded to Alexander Graham Bell.
On a related note, Antonio Meucci, an Italian inventor, had submitted a patent caveat for the telephone. His contributions were largely ignored, and only in 2002, the US Congress recognised him as the inventor of the telephone.
Alexa has also been archiving web pages over the years. This forms the information backend of the Internet Archive which you can peruse through the Wayback Machine. [more...]