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John Logie Baird death... Television inventor...



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June 15, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1946

* John Logie Baird death
* Father of the television


The top of page 21 has one column headings: "JOHN L. BAIRD DIES; TELEVISION LEADER" "British Inventor Produced One of the First Practical Sets--Borrowed Money to Start" with photo of Baird. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Logie Baird, father of the television.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: John Logie Baird (13 August 1888 – 14 June 1946) was a Scottish engineer and inventor of the world's first working television system, also the world's first fully electronic colour television tube. Although Baird's electromechanical system was eventually displaced by purely electronic systems (such as those of Philo Farnsworth), his early successes demonstrating working television broadcasts and his colour and cinema television work earn him a prominent place in television's invention.

Category: The 20th Century

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