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First Radio Station

Time: October 27, 2020 all day
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
City/Town: Pittsburg, PA
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Event Type: historical
Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2019

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Inventions in the 1920's Fact 12: 1920 - First US Radio Station: Timeline: America's first Radio Station was KDKA who were issued with the first ever license on Oct. 27, 1920 - refer to 1920's Radio and Advertising

First air date November 2, 1920

On August 5, 1921, KDKA became the first radio station to broadcast a major league professional baseball game, when announcer Harold W. Arlin called the Pittsburgh Pirates-Philadelphia Phillies game from Forbes Field.[44]

In the fall of that year, the station became the first to broadcast a college football game.

In 1922, KDKA hosted political humorist Will Rogers in his first radio appearance.

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