• First U. S. radio license is issued to George Hill Lewis of Cincinnati.
  • The New Jersey Telephone Herald operates a wired "radio" service in Newark for about 5000 subscribers. The service ended in December 1912.

On This Day

  • May 25-The Commerce Department issues Certificate of Skill to James M. Baskerville, serial number 1.
  • July 1-The Radio Division of the Department of Commerce is established, to enforce Radio Act of June 24, 1910

1911 Radio

  • Listen to the Top 40 songs of 1911.
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