Today in General Electric History

Historical Events

  • 1892-04-15 General Electric Company, forms & is incorporated in NY
  • 1928-05-11 General Electric opens 1st TV-station (Schenectady, NY)
  • 1953-02-01 "General Electric Theater" premieres on CBS TV; Ronald Reagan later hosts
  • 1953-12-09 General Electric announces all Communist employees will be fired
  • 1985-12-11 General Electric acquires RCA Corp & its subsidiary, NBC