Valdemar Poulsen invents the first magnetic recordings - using magnetized steel tape as recording medium - the foundation for both mass data storage on disk and tape and the music recording industry.
Guglielmo Marconi transmits radio signals from Cornwall to Newfoundland - the first radio signal across the Atlantic Ocean.
First regular comic books.
Lee Deforest invents the electronic amplifying tube or triode - this allowed all electronic signals to be amplified improving all electronic communications i.e. telephones and radios.
Thomas Edison demonstrated the first talking motion picture.
First cross continental telephone call made.
First radios with tuners - different stations.
The television or iconoscope (cathode-ray tube) invented by Vladimir Kosma Zworykin - first television camera.
John Logie Baird transmits the first experimental television signal.
Warner Brothers Studios invented a way to record sound separately from the film on large disks and synchronized the sound and motion picture tracks upon playback - an improvement on Thomas Edison's work.
NBC starts two radio networks.
First television broadcasts in England.
Warner Brothers releases "The Jazz Singer" the first successful talking motion picture.
Radio popularity spreads with the "Golden Age" of radio.
First television broadcasts in the United States.
Movietone system of recording film sound on an audio track right on the film invented.
Joseph Begun invents the first tape recorder for broadcasting - first magnetic recording.