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  • Snooker was invented by the British Army in Jubbulpore (India).

  • First English Amateur Snooker Championship.

  • Rules consolidated

  • Snooker was televised by the BBC for the first time.

  • Snooker was broadcast on colour television for the first time as ‘Pot Black’.

  • Snooker enters the International World Games (IWGA), Akita (Japan).

  • Snooker’s world ranking listed switch to a system based upon prize money earned, rather than ranking points for the first time.

  • World Snooker agreed with the BBC, Eurosport and the Crucible Theatre to extend its contracts.