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World's 1st football all-stars
  • (1898) The A's beat the All-Stars at Expo Park, the world's 1st football All-Star game.
  • (1937) Pilots report the area appears "like a ball of black ink" as the heaviest smoke screens cuts downtown visibility to 300', slows traffic & has streetlights on at noon.
  • (1952) The Orchestra plays the world's 1st "major symphony" to an industrial community as 1,600 attend North Braddock's Scott High School.
  • (1954) KDKA is renamed in its 5th year as Westinghouse closes on the largest purchase in TV history--$88.8 millionia--as WDTV signs off.
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