Bronko Nagurski

Hall of Fame American Football Player Bronko Nagurski Full Name: Bronko Nagurski [Bronislau Nagurski]
Nationality: Canadian/American

Profession: Hall of Fame American Football Player
Why Famous: Symbol of power football during the 1930s. Best remembered for his bull-like running, but was also an excellent blocker and tackler.

Born: November 3, 1908
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rainy River, Ontario, Canada

Died: January 7, 1990 (aged 81)

Married Life

  • 1936-12-28 Football player Bronko Nagurski (28) weds childhood sweetheart Eileen Kane in International Falls, Minnesota

Historical Events in the Life of Bronko Nagurski

  • 1939-06-23 Bronko Nagurski beats Lou Thesz in Houston, to win National Boxing Association world heavyweight title
  • 1940-03-07 Ray Steele beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ
  • 1941-03-11 Bronko Nagurski beats Ray Steele in Minn, to become wrestling champ
  • 1941-06-05 Sandor Szabo beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ

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