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On This Day – The Dodgson, the Young and the Baird

27 Jan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1832 Birth of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (‘Lewis Carroll’), the English mathematician who wrote Alice in Wonderland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1868 E.D. Young reported to the Royal Geographical Society that Dr. Livingstone, the British explorer and missionary in Africa, was still alive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1926 John Logie Baird gave a special public demonstration of television to members of the Royal Institution in London. Baird’s invention used mechanical rotating disks to scan moving images into electronic impulses.

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