John Logie Baird Rank
About John Logie Baird
John Logie Baird was a Scottish engineer and innovator best remembered for being one of the people that invented the television and for being the first person to ever demonstrate a working television. In 2002, he was ranked #44 on the BBC's 100 Greatest Britons in history. He was posthumously honored with an induction into the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame in 2015.
He was the youngest of the four children of Jessie Morrison Inglis and Reverend John Baird. In 1931, he got married to Margaret Albu. The couple had two children: Diana and Malcolm Baird.
He once tried making diamonds by heating graphite. The invention was not only unsuccessful but also caused a severe shortage in Glasgow's electricity supply.
John Logie Baird Rank
John Logie Baird's Popularity
John Logie Baird was a famous Scottish engineer and inventor, who was born on August 13, 1888. As a person born on this date, John Logie Baird is listed in our database as the 34th most popular celebrity for the day (August 13) and the 8th most popular for the year (1888).
People born on August 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. John Logie Baird is the 1223rd most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to John Logie Baird's birthday, John Logie Baird is the 65th most famous Scottish.
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