October 3, 2023 | October 3, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On October 3rd of that year, In an effort to pass along the increasing costs of refining fuel. Erie area gas stations raised the price per gallon by two and a half cents to an average cost of 40 cents per gallon.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins Thursday October 26 on WQLN PBS and on our TV app - Passport.