1884 – Born in Luxembourg City on the 16th of August.
1905 – Gernsback emigrated to the United States and later became a naturalized citizen.
1906 – He married three times: to Rose Harvey.
1911 – Gernsback wrote some fiction, including the novel Ralph.
1912 – Gernsback said that he estimated 400,000 people in the U.S. were involved in amateur radio.
1913 – He founded a similar magazine, Electrical Experimenter.
1921 – Dorothy Kantrowitz.
1925 – Hugo founded radio station WRNY and was involved in the first television broadcasts.
1926 – Founded magazine Amazing Stories.
1967 – Died on the 19th of August in New York City.