33rd year  -  N° 228                 Thursday, 16 August 2018         Antwerpen		
Trans Europe Express
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Sunday 31st of January 1954

64 years ago He Didn't Dance to the Radio

Electrical engineer and inventor Edwin Howard Armstrong commits suicide by jumping from the thirteenth floor of his apartment at the age of 64 in New York City, New York, United States.

Armstrong was financially broken and mentally beaten after years of legal tussles with RCA over the FM patent dispute.