TIMELINE | Big moments in television history

JFK assassination, royal wedding, Live Aid gripped viewers around globe

CBC News Last Updated: April 29, 2014

Seventy-five years ago, RCA pulled the curtain back on the television at the World's Fair in New York City. In the decades since, television programming has changed the way we live, challenging social norms and changing the way we consume news and information.

Here is a timeline of some of the major events in television history, from the television's mighty debut to the present.