1888 - Born on the 13th of August in Helensburgh, Scotland.
1906 - Studied Electrical Engineering at Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College.
1911 - Experimented with remote-controlled photography.
1925 - He was able to transmit the 30-line image of a ventriloquist's dummy named Stooky Bill across the room.
1926 - Baird demonstrated the system in public.
1928 - Succeeded in sending images across the Atlantic.
1929 - Baird broadcast tests on the 2LO transmitter from his studio facility at Savoy Hill. Baird also sold 'Televisor' sets to receive the broadcasts.
1931 - Baird had married Margaret Albu.
1932 - The BBC use Biard's system to broadcast from television.
1933 - Baird Television Limited moved from Long Acre to the Crystal Palace, Baird demonstrated 120-line, 25 frames-per-second telecine equipment at the British Association's annual meeting.
1937 - Demonstrated sequential-frame colour television.
1938 - Baird demonstrated it to Dominion Theatre in London's Tottenham Court Road, where images from Crystal Palace were shown on a 12ft x 9ft screen.
1941 - He refined the mechanical system to transmit colour stereoscopic TV images using revolving shutters and Red/Green/Blue sectored discs.
1946 - John Logie Baird died at the age of 57, on 14th of June.
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