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World Television Day: Check amazing facts about TV
Do you know these interesting facts about TV?
The word television was first coined by a Russian scientist Constantin Perskyi in 1900.
The first ad on TV was telecast in 1941 during a baseball game played between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Philadelphia Phillies.
In India, TV broadcast began on an experimental basis from Delhi on 15 September 1959.
The first colour programme to be aired in India was the the live telecast of the Independence Day parade on 15 August 1982.
Krishi Darshan, which was premiered on 26 January, 1967, is the longest running television series in India. The show has completed over 16,780 episodes.
The short form of television, as TV, was first coined in 1948.
The first remote control for television was manufactured by a company called Zenith in 1950 .
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