Baltimore Ravens in History

Events in Sport

  • 1996-03-29 Cleveland Browns choose new name, Baltimore Ravens
  • 1996-09-01 Vinny Testaverde completes 19 from 33 for 254 yards as the Baltimore Ravens beat Oakland Raiders, 17-14 in their NFL debut at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore
  • 2001-01-14 AFC Championship, Network Associates Coliseum, Oakland: Baltimore Ravens beat Oakland Raiders, 16-3

Sport awardSuper Bowl

2001-01-28 Super Bowl XXXV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Baltimore Ravens beat New York Giants, 34-7; MVP: Ray Lewis, Baltimore, LB

NFL Legend Ray Lewis
NFL Legend
Ray Lewis
  • 2002-08-01 In signing star linebacker Ray Lewis to a 5-year contract extension the Baltimore Ravens give him a $19m signing bonus, then the largest in NFL history
  • 2009-01-18 AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Baltimore Ravens, 23-14
  • 2012-01-22 AFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: New England Patriots beat Baltimore Ravens, 23-20
  • 2013-01-12 "Mile High Miracle", In AFC Divisional Playoff Game Denver Broncos ahead of Baltimore Ravens 35-28 with 1:09 remaining, quarterback Joe Flacco heaves 70 yard touchdown pass to receiver Jacoby Jones to tie the game. Ravens win in overtime.
  • 2013-01-20 AFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: Baltimore Ravens beat New England Patriots, 28-13
  • 2013-02-03 Super Bowl XLVII, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, New Orleans, LA: Baltimore Ravens beat San Francisco 49ers, 34-31; MVP: Joe Flacco, Baltimore, QB
  • 2020-01-26 NFL Pro Bowl, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida: AFC beats NFC, 38-33; MVP's: Lamar Jackson, QB (Baltimore Ravens), Calais Campbell, DE (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1925-06-23 Art Modell [Arthur Bertram], American businessman (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1958-09-23 Marvin Lewis, American NFL coach (DC Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl 2000; Cincinnati Bengals 2003-18), born in McDonald, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-05-04 Eugene Daniel, American football NFL center (Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1962-09-23 John Harbaugh, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2012, Baltimore Ravens 2008-20), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1963-11-13 Vinny Testaverde, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1986, U of Miami; Pro Bowl 1996, 98; Tampa Bay Bucs, NY Jets), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-10-29 Greg Montgomery, punter (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1965-03-10 Rod Woodson, American NFL cornerback/kick returner (11 Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2000, Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1965-08-06 Brian Kinchen, NFL tight end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1966-08-15 Leo Goeas, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1967-02-09 Stevon Moore, NFL safety (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1967-05-14 Tony Siragusa, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Balt Ravens)
  • 1967-06-22 Eric Green, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1967-08-27 Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1968-01-02 Scott Mitchell, American NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1968-01-27 Matt Stover, NFL kicker (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1968-12-12 Ray Ethridge, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in San Diego, California
  • 1969-01-18 Larry Webster, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Elkton, Maryland
  • 1969-02-06 James Jones, American NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1969-03-29 Jeff Blackshear, American football guard (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • 1969-04-12 Michael Jackson, American NFL wide receiver (NFL receiving TD leader 1996; Baltimore Ravens), born in Tangipahoa, Louisiana (d. 2017)
  • 1970-12-12 Orlando Brown, American NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971-01-30 Quentin Neujahr, American ice hockey player (Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns), born in Seward, Nebraska
  • 1971-02-19 Wally Williams, NFL center/guard (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1971-03-13 Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)
  • 1971-04-26 Ryan Yarbrough, American NFL wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens, NY Jets), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • 1971-05-07 Rondell Jones, NFL safety (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1971-11-06 Derrick Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1972-06-13 Sale Isaia, American football guard (Baltimore Ravens), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1972-08-06 Mike Frederick, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1972-10-25 Leland Taylor, American football defensive tackle (Baltimore Ravens), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1973-04-05 Spencer Folau, Tongan, American football offensive lineman (Baltimore Ravens), born in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga
  • 1973-08-23 James Roe, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1973-10-07 Priest Holmes, American running back (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • 1973-11-24 Donny Brady, defensive back (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1973-12-18 Keith Washington, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1974-01-29 Jeff Mitchell, American football corner (Baltimore Ravens), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1974-02-04 Chris Ward, defensive end (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1974-02-11 Wally Richardson, American NFL quarterback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Orangeburg, United States
  • 1974-02-23 Kenyon Cotton, American football fullback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Bossier City, Louisiana
  • 1974-07-31 Jonathan Ogden, American College, Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle (11-time Pro Bowl; Baltimore Ravens), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1974-10-16 Jermaine Lewis, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1974-11-23 Jamie Sharper, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1974-11-23 Tyrus McCloud, American football linebacker (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1974-12-18 Peter Boulware, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens)
  • 1975-03-15 Cornell Brown, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens)

Person of interestRay Lewis

1975-05-15 Ray Lewis, American Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker (13 × Pro Bowl; Super Bowl MVP 2000; Baltimore Ravens), born in Bartow, Florida

NFL Legend Ray Lewis
NFL Legend
Ray Lewis
  • 1978-09-11 Ed Reed, American football player (Baltimore Ravens), born in St. Rose, Louisiana
  • 1979-08-26 Jamal Lewis, American NFL running back (Super Bowl 2000; NFL rushing yards leader 2003; Baltimore Ravens), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1984-07-20 Troy Smith, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2006, Ohio State; NFL: Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1989-12-21 Mark Ingram Jr., American football running back (Heisman Trophy 2009, U of Alabama; NFL Pro Bowl 2014, 17, 19; New Orleans Saints, Baltimore Ravens), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1990-02-12 Robert Griffin III, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2011, Baylor; NFL Pro Bowl 2012, Washington Redskins; Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Okinawa, Japan
  • 1997-01-07 Lamar Jackson Jr., American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2016, Louisville; Pro Bowl 2019, Baltimore Ravens), born in Pompano Beach, Florida

Deaths in Sport

  • 2012-09-06 Art Modell [Arthur Bertram], American businessman (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), dies from heart failure at 87 (b. 1925)