Four events that happened on this date and a trivia question.
August 5, 1921
A major league baseball game is broadcast on radio for the first time. Listeners hear the game on Pittsburgh’s KDKA.
August 5, 2009
In a tearful welcome home, American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling were greeted by their families as they arrived back in the United States this morning after 140 days of imprisonment in North Korea.
–A story excerpt from ABC News
August 5, 2011
The New York Post reports on the Dow’s 512 point drop.
August 5, 2013
“Amazon’s Bezos buys The Washington Post”
By Andrew Beaujon, Poynter.
Audio: “Don Graham announces sale of Washington Post”)
Media History Trivia
In what year did Mark Zuckerberg drop out of Harvard? (Answer)