Home » Blog » Black History » This Day in Black History: Oct. 3, 1949 This Day in Black History: Oct. 3, 1949 October 3, 2017 AK Rose 0 Black History, WERD, the nation’s first Black-owned radio station, opened in Atlanta, on Oct. 3, 1949. Source: This Day in Black History: Oct. 3, 1949 | This Day in Black History | National | BET Tweet Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Tags: BET, This Day in Black History: Oct. 3 1949 Previous: Today in Black History – Chubby Checker born Next: Frank Robinson’s debut as Cleveland Indians player-manager was historic Related posts BET Acquires Rights to ‘Carl Weber’s The Family Business’ Series – Multichannel New African American TV series on BET. Source: BET Acquires Rights to 'Carl Weber's The Family Business' Series - Multichannel This Day In Black History: September 15 Four Black girls, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Denise McNair, were killed in the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, after... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.