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#Radio100 Moment 85: The Hindenburg Explodes (May 6, 1937)
May 6, 1937

Moment 85: The Hindenburg Explodes

Newsman Herbert Morrison’s 40-minute first-person account of the May 6, 1937 crash of the German-built LZ 129 airship, better known as the Hindenburg, is among the most well-known moments in the history of radio.

November 2, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the first commercial radio broadcast. To celebrate this special anniversary, we’re shining a spotlight on 100 key moments in radio's history.

We hope you’ll join us in celebrating your favorite radio memories throughout 2020. Use the hashtag #Radio100 across social media to share these moments with the world. Here’s to 100 wonderful years of radio, and to at least 100 more!

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