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National Radio Day
Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always held on August 20
National Radio Day celebrates a great invention and communications medium.
The invention of the radio dates back to the late 1800s. A number of inventors played a role in creating this important medium. A number of inventions and discoveries were required to make the radio a reality. This included both transmission and reception methods and technology. The radio somewhat evolved from the telegraph and the telephone, with wireless telegraph directly contributing to its invention.
Celebrating National Radio Day is easy listening. Simply tune into your favorite radio stations(s). You could also give your local radio personalities a little recognition.
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The History and Origin of National Radio Day:
We found some evidence on blogs and radio station websites suggesting that this is a more recently established holiday, dating only to the 1990s. Radio station personnel, in a number of radio stations, began talking about creating their own holiday. After all, they frequently promoted bizarre and unique holidays of all kinds. From these conversations, this special day took on life.
Our research did not find a identify an individual or group having created this day.
We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a "National" day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.
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