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Radio

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Radio

HISTORY

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Radio

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Chronologies and Timelines
1901
Dec 12 Marconi Transmits First Transatlantic Radio Signal Guglielmo Marconi Inventors & Inventions Historic Firsts
1920
Aug 20 8MK Detroit Is First Commercial Radio Station Detroit History of Technology Historic Firsts
Aug 21 First Radio News Broadcast: 8MK Detroit Detroit History of Technology Historic Firsts
Nov 2 First Scheduled News Broadcasts: KDKA Radio, Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Historic Firsts
1921
Oct 5 Baseball's World Series Is First Broadcast on Radio Baseball Historic Firsts
1922
Nov 14 The BBC Begins Daily Radio Broadcasts British History
1927
Sep 18 CBS Begins Operations with 16 Radio Stations Business
1930
Aug 28 First Radio Commercial Airs: WEAF, NYC New York Business Propaganda
1932
Aug 7 "Buck Rogers" Debuts on CBS Space Exploration
Dec 19 BBC Begins Overseas Broadcasting
1937
Nov 1 "Terry and the Pirates" Debuts on NBC
1941
Jan 7 "Inner Sanctum" Debuts on NBC
1942
Sep 24 Glenn Miller Broadcasts Last Show Before Joining Army Glenn Miller Popular Musicians World War II
1950
Dec 3 Paul Harvey's First National Broadcast Broadcast Journalism

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This guide last edited 02/14/2012
This guide last revised 02/04/2009