1930 in television

See also: 1929 in television, other events of 1930, 1931 in television and the list of 'years in television'.

Table of contents
1 Events
2 Hit Television Shows
3 Other Popular Television Shows
4 Births
5 Deaths

Events

  • March 31 John Logie Baird installs a television receiver at 10 Downing Street, London, the British Prime Minister’s residence.
  • May 22 - An audience at Proctor's Theatre in Schenectady, New York becomes the first to see a closed-circuit television signal projected onto a big screen.
  • November 5 Baird television transmissions at Hairdressing Fair of Fashion include the world's first television commercial for the Eugène Method of permanent hair waving.
  • November - W9XAP in Chicago, Illinois broadcasts the U.S. senatorial election returns, which was apparently the first time a senatorial race, with non-stop vote tallys, was ever televised
  • December 7 - W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts broadcasts video from a CBS radio program, The Fox Trappers orchestra program. The broadcast also included the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I. J. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.

Hit Television Shows

Other Popular Television Shows

Births

Deaths


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