In 1899…Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of
America registered in New Jersey
In 1906…the "S-O-S" distress signal was adopted at the International Radio Telegraphic Convention in
In 1963…Many U.S. Radio stations suspended regular programming following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The Number One song that week was 'Sugar Shack' by Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs.
the Parlophone label released the Beatles' second album, "With the
Beatles," and the single, "Roll Over Beethoven." Capitol Records
issued the album as "Beatlemania! With the Beatles," which has the
distinction of being the first Beatles album ever released in North
America. Most of the songs from the album were not released in the
until January 20, 1964 when Capitol Records issued "Meet the Beatles!"
In 2011…Stan Case, a 25-year CNN Radio news anchor, was killed in an car accident at age 59.