September 8, 2023 | September 8, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On September 8th of that year, the Reverend Donald James Davis was concreated as Bishop Coadjutor (co-AH-ju-tor) of the Episcopal Diocese of Erie. Davis became a full bishop in December.
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.