Profession: NFL Head Coach
Why Famous: He has been the head coach of the Los Angeles Raiders, Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins. He led the Broncos to back-to-back Super Bowl victories in 1997 and 1998.
- 1989-10-03 Oakland Raiders promote 42 year old Art Shell as the first African-American to be an NFL head coach in modern times; takes over from Mike Shanahan
- 2008-12-30 NFL head coach Mike Shanahan is fired by the Denver Broncos
- 2010-01-05 Mike Shanahan is formally introduced as head coach of the Washington Redskins
- 2013-12-30 NFL head coach Mike Shanahan is fired by the Washington Redskins