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Today In Radio History

April 11

On this day in 1921, KDKA-AM becamse the site of the first live sporting event to be broadcast on Radio. It was a boxing match featuring Johnny Ray and Johnny Dundee.

On this day in 1924, WLS-AM, Chicago, Illinois began broadcasting.

On this day in 1929, KLO-AM, Ogden, Utah began broadcasting.

On this day in 1973, Norm N. Nite did his first show on WCBS-FM, New York, New York.

On this day in 1985, WJMK-FM, Chicago, Illinois held its "Rock 'N' Roll Reunion."

On this day in 1991, New York's "Museum of Broadcasting" changed its name to the "Museum of Radio & Television"

On this day in 2007, the cable simulcast of Don Imus' nationally syndicated radio show was canceled by MSNBC after Imus became embroiled in a controversy over racial comments made about the Rutgers women basketball team.

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