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Baird(bârd), John Logie 1888-1946.
British inventor who gave the first public demonstration of a working mechanical television (1926) and transmitted the first television signal between London and New York (1927).
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887.
American naturalist who studied and collected North American birds, mammals, and reptiles. He served as secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1878 to 1887.
(Biography) John Logie (ˈləʊɡɪ). 1888–1946, Scottish engineer: inventor of a 240-line mechanically scanned system of television, replaced in 1935 by a 405-line electrically scanned system