John Reith appointed General Manager of the British Broadcasting Company, a few months after the official start of British broadcasting. In 1927 he becomes director general of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Bell and Howell and Kodak agree on 16mm standard for amateur film makers. Eastman-Kodak reversal 16mm film marketed following year.
Irish Civil War formally ends after ceasefire declared.
Radio Times first published
Following the loss of the Conservative majority in the House of Commons, the Labour Party forms its first government under Ramsay MacDonald, with Liberal backing.
Actor Peter Sellers born in Southsea, Hampshire (d. 1980)
First television transmission of a human face (William Taynton) made by John Logie Baird in London
John Logie Baird demonstrates wireless TV transmission to the Royal Institution in London
John Logie Baird demonstrates television
General Strike paralyses the country for nine days
British Broadcasting Corporation is established
British Broadcasting Corporation created, with newly-knighted Sir John Reith as director general
John Logie Baird demonstrates transmission of television pictures over telephone lines from London to Glasgow
John Logie Baird forms Baird Television Development Company, transmitting images via a Post Office Cable and demonstrating Phonovision video disc.