September 3, 2023 | September 3, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On September 3rd of that year, The Ere Daily Times News published photographs of snowstorms and blizzards to help Erieites cope with a week-long heatwave.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins next month and is available online at WQLN.org and on the PBS app - Passport.