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, Wisconsin (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Curly 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)

  • 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
  • 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

Curly Lambeau

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

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