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 interestCurly Lambeau

1898-04-09 Curly Lambeau, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, coach (founder, first coach 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, American sportscaster and columnist (Pulitzer 1976, Fight Talk), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1982)
  • 1910-04-02 Arnie Herber, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (NFL C'ship 1930, 31, 36, 39; First-team All-Pro 1932, 35, 36; Green Bay Packers, NY Giants), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1969)
  • 1953-10-09 Tony Shalhoub, American actor (Wings, Monk, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), 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, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1979-12-04 Jay DeMerit, American soccer defender (25 caps; Watford, Vancouver Whitecaps FC), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding 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