What Happened on August 14, 1888

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJohn Logie Baird

John Logie Baird, Scottish inventor and father of the television, born in Helensburgh, Scotland (d. 1946)

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

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Crocker, American railroad executive (President of Central & South Pacific Railroad), dies at 65