The Marconi Company
at Chelmsford in Essex began regular twice-daily broadcasts containing news and music.
15 June 1920
Dame Nellie Melba
sang from the Marconi Company
's experimental radio studio at Chelmsford, Essex. The broadcast (the first one by a professional singer, publicly advertised) was heard in Europe and Newfoundland.
was producing cookers, bowl fires, and irons to sell to the domestic British market.
16 May 1966
A circular issued by Mao
, leader of the ruling Communist Party
in China, launched the Cultural Revolution in order to introduce a new generation to class struggle. The young Red Guards