Why Famous: Head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, where he led the team to three straight and five total National Football League championships in seven years. He is considered by many to be one of the best coaches in NFL history.
- 1940-08-31 Football player and coach Vince Lombardi (27) weds Marie Planitz at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Bronx, New York
- 1959-02-02 Vince Lombardi signs a 5 year contract to coach Green Bay Packers
- 1968-02-01 Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of Green Bay Packers