Each year on August 20, National Radio Day celebrates the amazing invention of radio. No single person can be credited with radio’s creation. Instead, technologies pioneered by a number of innovators including Guglielmo Marconi, Heinrich Hertz and Nikola Tesla led to the development of the radio as we know it.
Learn more about the history and evolution of radio here. And remember that the best way to celebrate National Radio Day is also the simplest: Turn on a radio. To give special recognition to the station, programs, and radio personalities you love, use #NationalRadioDay on social media.