According to the Grolier Encyclopedia, the electronic television was successfully displayed for the first time on Sept. 7, 1927 in San Francisco. This predecessor of the modern television was invented by Philo Taylor Far... More »

The first television was invented in 1925 by John Logie Baird. He demonstrated the first working model at Selfridges department store in London, where spectators were able to view blurry, but recognizable, letters on the... More »

There have been many different forms of television, but the electric version as it is known today was invented in 1922, and it first transmitted images in 1927. The person who invented this television was an Idaho school... More »

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Engineer Ralph H. Baer worked for a television manufacturer and came up with the idea to incorporate an electronic video game into a TV set to increase sales. The company rejected his plan, but Baer eventually developed ... More »

There have been many different forms of television, but the electric version as it is known today was invented in 1922, and it first transmitted images in 1927. The person who invented this television was an Idaho school... More »

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Jeans were officially invented in 1873, the year that Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis received their patent for hardy blue twill fabric pants with riveted seams. The fabric associated with jeans predates the patent by centu... More »

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According to the Federal Communications Commission, Vladimir Kosma Zworykin filed two patents for early versions of the television in 1923. However, RCA revealed the first black-and-white television sets sold to the Amer... More »