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Years Ago Today: ABC TV Network starts in America



1943:ABC TV Network debuts

American Broadcasting Company is a TV network that is a flagship property of Disney-ABC Television Group

The network is headquartered on Columbus Avenue and West 66th Street in Manhattan, New York City

It is the fifth-oldest major broadcasting network in the world

American Broadcasting Company is a TV network that is a flagship property of Disney-ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of the Walt Disney Company. The network is headquartered on Columbus Avenue and West 66th Street in Manhattan, New York City. The company has additional offices across the nation. It is the fifth-oldest major broadcasting network in the world.

1889: Adolf Hitler was born

He was a dictator of Nazi Germany

He served in the German army in world war I and was awarded the Iron Cross for bravery twice

His policies led to world war II and the Holocaust .

He served in the German army during world war I. After the war he became the leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (Nazi) Party. As the leader he attacked the treaty of Versailles, promoted Pan-Germanism, anti-Semitism, and anti-communism. His charismatic oratory backed by Nazi propaganda found a receptive audience in Germany during the great depression.

1947: Birthday of Graeme "Foxy" Fowler

He is a former English cricketer, who appeared in 21 Test matches and 26 ODIs for England, averaging 35.32 in his Test batting career

He made 201 in his penultimate Test before being dropped at the age of 27​​​​

He is the only batsman to score two complete hundreds in a match with the aid of a runner

He made his Test debut in 1982 at Leeds when sixteen England players were banned for three years for participating in the rebel tour of South Africa during the apartheid era. After retirement, he set up a Cricket School of Excellence in 1996. Among the players he coached were Andrew Strauss and Robin Martin-Jenkins.Since 1987, he has been a cricket broadcaster. He also held the post of Senior Cricket Coach at Durham University until May 2015.