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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

29th May 1968 Manchester United wins 13rd Europe Cup 1 in London

29th May 1960 Born today: Adrian Paul, London England, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander)

29th May 1924 Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid/London), dies

29th May 1911 W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert & Sullivan fame, dies in his lake at Grims Dyke trying to save a girl.

John Logie Baird lived here



John Logie Baird lived here

Logie Baird developed the world's 1st colour television here

Location: 3 Crescent Wood Road, Sydenham, SE16

Description: After inventing television in 1926 John Logie Baird also patented a system which later became known as Radar, and helped the BBC begin the first public television service in 1932.

In 1933 he set up his company at the Crystal Palace nearby. Baird moved to this house where he could work on new projects including large-screens for cinemas, colour and stereoscopic TV.

Here in his laboratory he had set up he developed of the worlds first colour television system in December 1940.


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John Logie Baird lived here

Logie Baird developed the world's 1st colour television here


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