23 February to 6 March – The Marconi Company broadcasts from Chelmsford a series of 30-minute shows repeated twice daily. These include live music performances.
15 June – Dame Nellie Melba is the first professional artiste to broadcast in Britain.
20 August – Station 8MK in Detroit (now WWJ) is the first in the world to broadcast regularly scheduled news bulletins and religious shows. The news in compiled from reports supplied by the Detroit News.