Profession: NFL halfback
Why Famous: Professional American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and the New York Yankees (football). His signing with the Bears helped legitimize the National Football League.
- 1941-10-13 NFL halfback Red Grange (38) weds flight attendant Margaret Hazelberg
- 1924-10-18 Harold "Red" Grange, finest collegiate football game (4 long TD runs)
- 1925-11-21 Red Grange plays final Univ of Illinois game, signs with Chicago Bears
- 1963-01-29 Jim Thorpe, Red Grange & George Halas elected to football Hall of Fame