In 1926...KXL-AM in Portland, Oregon began broadcasts.
In 1960...the CBS Radio Network canceled "Have Gun Will Travel".
In 1962...In London, the Beatles recorded their first BBC radio session, performing "Twist and Shout," "Love Me Do," and "P.S. I Love You." The tracks aired later on the BBC program "Talent Spot."
In 1979...Chuck Leonard did his last show at WABC.
In 1981...The British Phonographic Industry, with support from musicians including Elton John, 10cc, Gary Numan, Cliff Richard, and the Boomtown Rats, placed ads in British newspapers claiming "Home taping is wiping out music."
In 1984...long time St. Louis Radio personality, Jack Carney, died. He is best remember for his stints at WIL and KMOX.
In 2006...Sportscaster (Cleveland Browns, WJW-TV)/radio sports talk host (WTAM, WERE) Kenneth "Casey" Coleman, Jr., son of play-by-play announcer Ken Coleman and a broadcaster in Cleveland for almost 30 years, died of pancreatic cancer at 55.