25th January 1947: Patent for the first interactive electronic game filed
National Video Games Day - September 12
NERDAPEDIA! The History of Gaming Part 1: Pre-Gaming Era, 1947-1959
Thomas Toliver Goldsmith Jr. was an American television pioneer, the co-inventor of the first arcade game to use a cathode ray tube, and a professor of physics at Furman University, and the president of videogames.