San Diego Chargers in History

Events in Sport

  • 1961-12-24 Houston Oilers beat San Diego Chargers 10-3 in AFL championship game
  • 1964-01-05 San Diego Chargers win AFL-championship
  • 1964-12-26 Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 20-7 in AFL championship game
  • 1965-12-26 Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 23-0 in AFL championship game
  • 1976-08-16 St Louis Cards beat San Diego Chargers 20-10 in Tokyo (NFL expo)
  • 1981-01-11 AFC Championship Game: Oakland Raiders beat San Diego Chargers 34-27
  • 1982-01-02 "The Epic in Miami", in 85 degree heat (Fahrenheit), the San Diego Chargers defeat the Miami Dolphins 41-38 in overtime in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game, a game that set numerous playoff scoring records
  • 1982-01-10 AFC Championship Game: Cincinnati Bengals beat San Diego Chargers 27-7
  • 1995-01-15 AFC Championship Game: San Diego Chargers beat Pittsburgh Steelers 17-13
  • 1995-01-29 Super Bowl XXIX: SF 49ers beat San Diego Chargers, 49-26 in Miami, MVP: Steve Young, San Francisco, QB

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2002-01-29 The San Diego Chargers hire Marty Schottenheimer as their 13th head coach

  • 2004-04-24 2004 NFL Draft: Eli Manning from Ole Miss first pick by San Diego Chargers
  • 2007-02-12 Marty Schottenheimer is abruptly fired as head coach of the San Diego Chargers due to lack of playoff success and a strained relationship with ownership
  • 2008-01-20 AFC Championship Game: New England Patriots beat San Diego Chargers 21-12

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1936-12-23 Bobby Ross, NFL coach (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1938-03-10 Ron Mix, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders)
  • 1941-04-18 Walter Francis Sweeney, Cohasset, Massachusetts, NFL Guard (San Diego Chargers), (d. 2013)
  • 1941-09-24 John Mackey, NFL tight end (Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1943-09-23 Marty Schottenheimer, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers), born in McDonald, Pennsylvania

  • 1951-06-10 Dan Fouts, NFL QB (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1958-06-08 Stan Brock, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1959-08-21 Jim McMahon, NFL QB (Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1960-01-26 Gary Plummer, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, SF 49ers)
  • 1961-12-20 Gale Gilbert, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1962-03-08 Shaun Gayle, NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1962-03-08 William Fuller, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1963-01-03 Jim Everett, NFL quarterback (LA Raiders, NO Saints, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1963-02-08 Raleigh MCkenzie, NFL center/guard (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1964-02-08 Dennis Gibson, NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1964-04-20 John Carney, NFL kicker (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1964-05-07 Leslie O'Neal, NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers, St Louis Rams)
  • 1964-05-07 Ronnie Harmon, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1964-08-03 Johnny Thomas, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1965-01-09 Darren Bennett, NFL punter (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1965-02-02 Harry Swayne, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1965-04-14 Stan Humphries, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1965-05-07 Reuben Davis, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1965-09-05 Tony Martin, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1966-03-29 Dwayne Harper, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1966-04-03 Bo Orlando, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 1966-08-20 Greg Jackson, NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1966-10-24 Shawn Lee, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1966-11-27 Carwell Gardner, NFL fullback (Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1967-04-11 Mark Seay, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1967-12-15 Frank Hartley, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1968-01-23 Eric Metcalf, NFL receiver/running back (Atl Falcons, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1968-04-11 Eric Moten, NFL guard/tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1968-05-29 Brian Roche, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1968-05-29 Duane Young, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1968-08-26 Courtney Hall, NFL center (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1968-12-18 Aaron Craver, NFL running back (Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969-01-07 Erric Pegram, NFL running back (Pit Steelers, NY Giants, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969-01-19 Junior Seau, NFL inside linebacker (San Diego Chargers), (d. 2012)
  • 1969-02-22 Shawn Jefferson, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, NE Patriots)
  • 1969-03-06 Deems May, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969-03-18 Michael Dumas, NFL free safety (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1969-05-02 Glen Young, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969-10-17 Alfred Pupunu, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969-11-02 Dwayne Gordon, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, NY Jets)
  • 1969-11-22 John Parrella, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969-12-02 Lewis Bush, NFL outside linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969-12-18 Marco Coleman, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1969-12-23 Rodney Culver, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1970-03-01 Ray Crittenden, wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1970-03-15 Eric Castle, NFL free safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1970-05-26 Sebastian Barrie, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1970-06-01 Raylee Johnson, NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1970-08-07 Joe Cocozzo, NFL guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1970-09-29 Chris Mims, NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1970-11-14 Darrien Gordon, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • 1971-01-18 Andre Coleman, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971-01-18 Greg Engel, NFL center (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971-02-16 Van Tuinei, defensive end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971-04-15 Craig Whelihan, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971-06-05 Vaughn Parker, NFL guard/tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971-09-10 Brandon Harrison, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971-12-28 Michael Watkins, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1971-12-29 Mark Montreuil, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-01-06 Willie Clark, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1972-01-31 Pulu Poumele, guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-02-06 David Binn, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-03-28 Shannon Mitchell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-04-08 Isaac Davis, NFL guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-04-10 Maurice Harrell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-04-26 Natrone Means, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1972-05-27 Troy Sienkiewicz, NFL tackle/guard (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-05-29 David Hendrix, NFL strong safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-06-21 Tony Berti, NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-09-16 Don Sasa, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-12-01 Charlie Jones, wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1972-12-15 Rodney Harrison, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973-01-30 Jimmy Oliver, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973-01-31 Latario Rachal, WLAF/NFL receiver (Amsterdam Admirals, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973-03-03 Jim Mills, tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973-04-13 Aaron Hayden, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973-05-11 Patrick Sapp, NFL offensive linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973-09-14 Terrell Fletcher, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1973-11-11 Terrance Shaw, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1974-03-08 Toran James, linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1974-03-31 James Burgess, linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1974-04-09 Ben Bordelon, tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1974-04-20 Paul Bradford, cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1974-05-29 Kenny Bynum, running back (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1974-06-03 Bryan Still, wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1975-08-31 Raleigh Roundtree, tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1982-02-13 Michael Turner, Running Back for the San Diego Chargers
  • 1985-10-02 Craig Davis, Wide Receiver for the San Diego Chargers