1926 in television
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The year 1926 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1926.
Global television events
|January||26||John Logie Baird demonstrates the world's first television system to transmit live, moving images with tone graduations, to 40 members of the Royal Institution. The 30-line images are scanned mechanically by a disk with a spiral of lenses at 12.5 images per second.|
|August||18||A weather map is televised for the first time, sent from NAA Arlington to the Weather Bureau Office in Washington, D.C.|
|December||25||Japanese researcher Kenjiro Takayanagi demonstrates a system that uses a mechanical Nipkow disk and a photoelectric tube in the transmitting device, and a cathode ray tube in the receiving device. He transmits the 40-line still image of a Japanese character.|
|January||08||Soupy Sales||U.S. comedian and actor (died 2009)|
|April||22||Charlotte Rae||U.S. actress and singer|
|30||Cloris Leachman||U.S. actress|
|May||05||Ann B. Davis||U.S. actress (died 2014)|
|08||Sir David Attenborough||British naturalist and documentary-maker|
|08||Don Rickles||U.S. comedian and actor|
|June||01||Andy Griffith||U.S. actor, writer, and television producer (died 2012)|
|28||Mel Brooks||U.S. entertainer, actor, director, and theatrical producer|
|July||10||Fred Gwynne||U.S. actor (died 1993)|
|November||9||Johnny Beattie||Scottish actor|
- The Evolution of TV: A Brief History of TV Technology in Japan, Kenjiro Takayanagi: The Father of Japanese Television.