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.
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