Profession: American Football Player, Coach, Owner, and Pioneer
Why Famous: The iconic founder and owner of the National Football League's Chicago Bears. He was an owner, manager, player, and promoter, and was an influential leader among the NFL's ownership. He coached the Bears for 40 seasons, and retired with 318 regular-season wins and six NFL titles.
- 1922-02-18 Football player George Halas (27) weds Minnie Bushing
- 1963-01-29 Jim Thorpe, Red Grange & George Halas elected to football Hall of Fame
- 1968-05-27 George Halas retires from coaching, finishing with 318 regular-season wins and 6 NFL titles