AUGUST 20, 2017 | NATIONAL RADIO DAY | NATIONAL CHOCOLATE PECAN PIE DAY
NATIONAL RADIO DAY
Each year on August 20th, National Radio Day recognizes the great invention of the radio.
In the late 19th century, it became clear that wireless communication was possible.
There were several inventors who had a part in the invention of the radio in the late 1800s and not just one person can be credited with its beginning. To make the radio a reality, it required a number of different inventions and discoveries including both transmission and reception methods as well as technology.
It was in the 1920s when the first broadcast stations began airing programs. These first programs were those of news and world events.
- Radio ownership grew from two out of five homes in 1931 to four out of five homes in 1938.
- According to FCC statistics, at the end of 2012, there were more than 15,000 licensed broadcast radio stations in the U.S.
HOW TO OBSERVE
To celebrate National Radio Day, listen to your favorite radio station and give a special recognition to your local radio personalities. Use #NationalRadioDay to post on social media.
Within our research, we were unable to find the creator and the origin of National Radio Day.
NATIONAL CHOCOLATE PECAN PIE DAY
National Pecan Pie Day is observed each year on July 12. However, if you add some chocolate to this delicious dessert, you can celebrate National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day on August 20.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Following are a few Chocolate Pecan Pie recipe for you to try, enjoy and share with your friends and family!
Use #ChocolatePecanPieDay to post on social media.
Within our research, we were unable to find the creator of National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day.
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