23 April First broadcast by King George V, opening the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Stadium.
16 September The BBC makes the world's first live television broadcast of a football match, a specially arranged local mirror match derby fixture between Arsenal and Arsenal reserves.
The programme had only been intended to run for 26 weeks but continued for around 500 weeks, finally ending in April 1987.
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