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.
Royal Television Society formed in London.
John Logie Baird successfully transmits television pictures across the Atlantic
John Logie Baird transmits colour television images using a 15-line system
John Logie Baird demonstrates stereoscopic (3D) television
John Logie Baird demonstrates colour television and transmits television pictures across the Atlantic.
John Logie Baird transmits television from a BBC transmitter in London
First television broadcasting trials by BBC, using John Logie Baird's 30-line equipment
John Logie Baird begins regular experimental 30-line television transmissions. Sound and vision are transmitted alternately for 2 minutes each
The Wall Street Crash signals the start of the Great Depression of the early 1930s
Start of simultaneous sound and vision 30-line television transmissions
First experimental television play, The Man With a Flower in His Mouth
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