Saturday, 24 June 2017
Old Photograph Putting Green Helensburgh Scotland
Old photograph of the Putting Green in Helensburgh, Scotland. John Logie Baird was born on 14 August 1888 in Helensburgh, he was the youngest of four children of the Reverend John Baird, the Church of Scotland's minister for the local St Bride's Church and Jessie Morrison Inglis, the orphaned niece of a wealthy family of shipbuilders from Glasgow. John Logie Baird became a famous a Scottish engineer, innovator, and one of the inventors of the mechanical television, demonstrating the first working television system on 26 January 1926. He was the inventor of both the first publicly demonstrated colour television system, and the first purely electronic colour television picture tube. He died on 14 June 1946 at 1 Station Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, England.
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