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Wabc - Historical Events
Date Event
1929-01-08

CBS radio network buys WABC in NYC

1932-03-24

1st US radio broadcast from a moving train (Belle Baker WABC from MD)

1946-11-01

WABC becomes WCBS radio in NYC

1948-08-10

WABC TV channel 7 in New York, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

1953-03-01

WJZ-AM in NYC becomes WABC; WJZ-TV in Baltimore final transmission

1958-06-02

Alan Freed joins WABC (NYC) radio

1959-11-20

WABC fires Alan Freed over payola scandal

1982-05-10

WABC NYC plays its last record (John Lennon's Imagine)

1982-05-10

WABC joins ABC's All Talk radio network

1988-06-20

NYC WABC-AM becomes flagship radio station of NJ Devils

1988-06-20

WABC officially becomes the NJ Devils new home radio

1992-11-04

NY Jets announce they are moving from WABC to WFAN radio

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Wabc - Birthdays
Date Event
1937-11-11

Warner Wolf, Wash DC, sportscaster (WABC-TV, WCBS-TV)

1943-07-12

Ernie Anastos, Nashua NH, news anchor (WCBS, WABC)

1948-11-25

Storm Field, [Elliot], NY, weatherman (WABC TV, WCBS TV)

1950-07-23

Kaity Tong, news anchor (WABC-TV NYC)

1954-03-26

Curtis Sliwa, founder (Guardian Angels)/radio personality (WABC)

Wabc - Deaths
Date Event
1993-06-03

Bob Fitzsimmons, NY radio DJ (WNEW AM/WABC AM/WHN AM), dies at 53


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