What Happened on January 26, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Logie Baird gives the first public demonstration of television in his laboratory in London

Inventor of Television John Logie Baird
Inventor of Television
John Logie Baird

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Tidbury, former chairman (Whitbread & Company)
  • Farman Fatehpuri, Pakistani scholar
  • Jose Maria Valverde, philosopher poet/translator
  • Ronnie Hilton, singer (Moonraker)

Famous Deaths

  • John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University