Green Bay, WI in History

Wisconsin: Madison, WI - Milwaukee - Waukesha

Historical Events

  • 1953-03-17 WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1954-09-10 WLUK TV channel 11 in Green Bay, WI (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 1955-05-21 WFRV TV channel 5 in Green Bay, WI (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1898-04-09 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1965)

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • 1905-09-25 Red Smith, sportscaster/columnist (Fight Talk), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1966-10-20 Erin Deiters, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1994), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1969-02-06 Bob Wickman, Green Bay WI, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1919-08-16 NFL player Curly Lambeau (21) weds high school sweetheart Marguerite Van Kessel in Green Bay, Wisconsin

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • 1996-07-14 "Green Bay Packer" quarterback Brett Favre (26) weds Deanna Tynes (27) at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Green Bay, Wisconsin