Historical Events on July 1st, 1941

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st commercial TV licenses granted-W2XBS-WNBT (NBC) & WCBW (CBS), NYC
  • Bulova Watch Co pays $9 for 1st ever network TV commercial

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Joe DiMaggio on way to 56, ties Willie Keeler's 44 game hit streak

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • WCBW (now WCBS) TV channel 2 in NY, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WNBT TV (W2XBS, Now WNBC) channel 4 in NYC (NBC) begins broadcasting