October 26, 2023 | October 26, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On October 26th of that year, both the City of Erie Police and the Millcreek Police Department warned merchants that if they opened for business on Sundays, they would be arrested.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins tonight, on WQLN PBS and on our TV app - Passport.