Today in St. Louis Rams History

Events in Sport

  • 1949-07-12 LA Rams sign Norm Van Brocklin
  • 1949-12-18 Philadelphia Eagles beat LA Rams 14-0 in NFL championship game
  • 1950-10-22 LA Rams beat Baltimore Colts 70-27
  • 1950-12-24 Cleveland Browns beat LA Rams 30-28 in NFL championship game
  • 1951-10-14 Det Lion Jack Christiansen returns 2 punts for touchdowns vs LA Rams
  • 1951-12-23 1st coast-to-coast televised football game (Dumont paid $75,000) LA Rams beat Cleveland Browns 24-17 in NFL championship game
  • 1959-02-27 Chicago Cards trade running back Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players
  • 1959-02-28 NFL trade, Chicago Cards trade Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players

Sport awardTennis Open

1960-05-28 59th Women's French Championships: Darlene Hard beats Yola Ramirez (6-3, 6-4)

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard
  • 1961-05-27 60th Women's French Championships: Ann Haydon beats Yola Ramirez (6-2, 6-1)
  • 1967-08-02 New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season game, they lose to LA Rams 16-77
  • 1967-09-17 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL game, they lose to LA Rams 27-13
  • 1970-12-05 LA Rams Willie Ellison sets NFL record of 247 yards rushing
  • 1972-07-13 LA Rams (Irsay) & Baltimore Colts (Rosenbloom) swap owners
  • 1980-01-20 Super Bowl XIV: Pittsburgh Steelers beat LA Rams, 31-19 in Pasadena, MVP: Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, QB
  • 1980-09-21 LA Ram Johnnie Johnson scores a 99 yard interception
  • 1984-12-09 LA Ram Eric Dickerson rushes 215 yards for season record 2,105 yards
  • 1987-08-09 LA Rams beat Dallas Cowboys 28-27 in London, England (NFL expo)
  • 1991-11-17 Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs LA Rams
  • 1995-01-17 LA Rams announce that they are moving to St Louis
  • 1997-04-19 1997 NFL Draft: Orlando Pace from Ohio State first pick by St. Louis Rams
  • 2000-01-23 NFC Championship Game: St. Louis Rams beat Tampa Bay Buccaneers 11-6
  • 2000-01-30 Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee Titans, 23-16 at the Georgia Dome Atlanta MVP: Kurt Warner, St. Louis, QB
  • 2002-01-27 NFC Championship Game: St. Louis Rams beat Philadelphia Eagles 29-24

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2002-02-03 Super Bowl XXXVI: New England Patriots beat St. Louis Rams, 20-17 at the Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • 2010-04-22 2010 NFL Draft: Sam Bradford from University of Oklahoma first pick by St. Louis Rams

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1912-06-30 Dan Reeves, NFL team owner (Cleveland/LA Rams)
  • 1922-04-29 George Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)
  • 1923-06-17 Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch, AAFC, NFL halfback, end (LA Rams)
  • 1923-12-03 Tom Fears, NFL end (LA Rams)
  • 1925-12-06 Andy Robustelli, NFL defensive end (LA Rams, NY Giants)
  • 1926-03-15 Norm Van Brocklin, NFL QB/coach (LA Rams), hall of famer
  • 1927-11-21 Georgia Frontiere, co-owner of the St. Louis Rams (d. 2008)
  • 1930-10-27 Bill George, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, LA Rams)
  • 1946-07-06 Fred Dryer, Hawthone California, NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams)/actor (Hunter)
  • 1953-01-23 Pat Haden, Westbury, NY, NFL quarterback (LA Rams)
  • 1954-04-24 Vince Ferragamo, NFL/CFL quarterback (LA Rams, Montreal Alouettes)
  • 1960-09-02 Eric Dickerson, NFL halfback (LA Rams, Colts/2,105 yds in 1984), born in Sealy, Texas
  • 1962-10-02 Mark Rypien, quarterback (St Louis Rams)
  • 1963-01-21 Jessie Hester, NFL player (St Louis Rams)
  • 1964-05-07 Leslie O'Neal, NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers, St Louis Rams)
  • 1965-10-24 Vernice Smith, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, St Louis Rams)
  • 1966-02-11 Anthony Parker, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams, TB Bucs)
  • 1966-02-20 Britt Hager, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos, St Louis Rams)
  • 1968-02-05 Will Furrer, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, St Louis Rams)
  • 1968-03-05 Roman Phifer, linebacker (St Louis Rams)
  • 1968-11-04 Domingo Cedeno, La Ramona Dom Rep, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1968-12-08 Bill Johnson, defensive tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • 1969-01-07 Todd Kinchen, NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams, Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1969-01-29 Robert Young, NFL player (St Louis Rams)
  • 1969-02-09 Todd Lyght, US football quarterback (St Louis Rams)
  • 1969-04-15 Michael Jones, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders, St Louis Rams)
  • 1970-01-06 John Gerak, NFL tight end/guide (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams)
  • 1970-01-26 Ronald Moore, NFL running back (NY Jets, St Louis Rams, Az Cardinals)
  • 1970-02-20 Bryan Robinson, defensive end (St Louis Rams)
  • 1970-02-20 Jeff Robinson, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos, St Louis Rams)
  • 1970-10-04 Ryan McNeil, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions, St Louis Rams)
  • 1970-11-18 Toby Wright, safety (St Louis Rams)
  • 1970-11-21 Keith Crawford, wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
  • 1971-02-10 Wayne Gandy, tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • 1971-06-09 D'Marco Farr, defensive tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • 1971-10-01 Amp Lee, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams)
  • 1971-10-13 Jay Williams, defensive end (St Louis Rams)
  • 1972-04-17 Keith Lyle, safety (St Louis Rams)
  • 1972-04-19 Jeff Wilkins, NFL kicker (SF 49ers, St Louis Rams), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1972-08-16 Zach Wiegert, tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • 1972-08-17 Ernie Conwell, tight end (St Louis Rams)
  • 1972-08-18 Derrick Harris, running back (St Louis Rams)
  • 1972-11-10 Isaac Bruce, NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
  • 1972-12-06 Mike Gruttadauri, corner (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973-01-20 Eddie Kennison, wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973-02-06 Fred Miller, tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973-04-05 Tony Banks, quarterback (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973-10-07 Gerald McBurrows, safety (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973-10-09 Dexter McCleon, cornerback (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973-11-06 Taje Allen, kicker (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973-12-08 Mitch Jacoby, tight end (St Louis Rams)
  • 1973-12-20 Muadianvita Kazadi, linebacker (St Louis Rams)
  • 1974-11-20 Jerald Moore, running back (St Louis Rams)
  • 1975-05-12 Lawrence Phillips, running back (St Louis Rams)
  • 1975-06-12 Ryan Tucker, NFL center (St Louis Rams)
  • 1975-11-04 Orlando Pace, tackle (St Louis Rams)

Deaths in Sport

  • 1979-04-02 Carroll D Rosenbloom, LA Rams president, dies at 72
  • 1990-12-31 George Allen, US football coach (LA Rams, Wash Redskins), dies