Green Bay Packers in History

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1919-08-11 Green Bay Packers football club founded by George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau - named after sponsor Indian Packing Company

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • 1921-10-23 Green Bay Packers play 1st NFL game, 7-6 win over Minneapolis
  • 1929-12-15 National Football League Championship: Green Bay Packers (12-0-1) win first past the post title
  • 1930-12-14 National Football League Championship: Green Bay Packers (10-3-1) repeat with best record in first past the post title
  • 1931-12-13 National Football League Championship: Green Bay Packers (12-2-0) win 3rd straight first past the post title

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1933-10-01 New York Giants make no 1st downs, but still beat the Green Bay Packers, 10-7 in a week 3 NFL matchup at Borchert Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

American Football Player Mel Hein
American Football Player
Mel Hein
  • 1936-12-13 National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC: Green Bay Packers beat Boston Redskins, 21-6; Packers 4th title
  • 1938-09-18 Chicago Bears beat Green Bay Packers 2-0
  • 1938-12-11 National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC: New York Giants beat Green Bay Packers, 23-17; record title game attendance 48,120
  • 1939-12-10 National Football League Championship, Dairy Bowl, West Allis, Wisconsin: Green Bay Packers beat New York Giants, 27-0; Packers 5th title
  • 1940-01-14 2nd NFL All Star Game, Gilmore Stadium, LA, CA: Green Bay Packers beat NFL All-Stars, 16-7
  • 1940-11-17 Green Bay Packers become 1st NFL team to travel by plane
  • 1944-12-17 National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC: Green Bay Packers beat New York Giants, 14-7 for 6th and final league title under long-time coach Curly Lambeau
  • 1950-02-01 Green Bay Packers founder, player and coach Curly Lambeau resigns after 31 seasons and 6 NFL titles to his credit

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1951-12-02 Future Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Don Hutson's has his #14 jersey retired by the Green Bay Packers; first number retired in the history of the franchise

First NFL Wide Receiver in History Don Hutson
First NFL Wide Receiver in History
Don Hutson
  • 1956-11-27 1957 NFL Draft: Paul Hornung from University of Notre Dame first pick by Green Bay Packers

  • 1958-12-02 1959 NFL Draft: Randy Duncan from University of Iowa first pick by Green Bay Packers

AgreementContract of Interest

1959-02-02 Vince Lombardi signs a 5 year contract to coach Green Bay Packers

NFL Coach Vince Lombardi
NFL Coach
Vince Lombardi
  • 1960-12-26 National Football League Championship, Franklin Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Green Bay Packers, 17-13; lone playoff defeat for Packers coach Vince Lombardi before Packers establish dynasty
  • 1961-12-31 National Football League Championship, City Stadium, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers shutout NY Giants 37-0; first of 5 NFL titles won in 7-season span by Packers and head coach, Vince Lombardi

Sport awardNFL Pro Bowl

1962-01-14 12th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 31-30; MVPs: Jim Brown, Cleveland Browns, RB; Henry Jordan, Green Bay Packers, DT

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown

Sport awardNFL Championship

1962-12-30 National Football League Championship, Yankee Stadium, NYC: Green Bay Packers beat NY Giants, 16-7; MVP: Ray Nitschke, Green Bay, LB

NFL Legend Ray Nitschke
NFL Legend
Ray Nitschke
  • 1966-01-02 National Football League Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Cleveland Browns, 23-12; first NFL title game televised in colour; last one played before Super Bowl era
  • 1967-01-01 NFL Championship, Cotton Bowl, Dallas: Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys, 34-27
  • 1967-01-15 Super Bowl I, LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA: Green Bay Packers beat KC Chiefs, 35-10; MVP: Bart Starr, Green Bay, QB
  • 1967-12-31 NFL Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys, 21-17; "The Ice Bowl", -13°F

Sport awardSuper Bowl

1968-01-14 Super Bowl II, Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, FL: Green Bay Packers beat Oakland Raiders, 33-14; MVP: Bart Starr, Green Bay, QB

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden

Sport awardNFL Pro Bowl

1968-01-21 18th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: West beats East, 38-20; MVPs: Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears, HB; Dave Robinson, Green Bay Packers, DT

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers
  • 1968-02-01 Vince Lombardi steps down as Green Bay Packers head coach in favour of longtime assistant Phil Bengtson; stays on as Packers' general manager for 1968
  • 1971-01-24 21st NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: NFC beats AFC, 27-6; MVPs: Fred Carr, Green Bay Packers, LB; Mel Renfro, Dallas Cowboys, CB
  • 1983-02-06 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 20-19; MVPs: Dan Fouts, San Diego Chargers, QB; John Jefferson, Green Bay Packers, WR
  • 1983-10-02 Green Bay Packers erupt for NFL record 49 points in the first half (35 in the second quarter) to clobber the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 55-14 at Tampa Stadium
  • 1996-01-14 NFC Championship, Texas Stadium: Dallas Cowboys beat Green Bay Packers, 38-27
  • 1997-01-12 NFC Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Carolina Panthers, 30-13
  • 1997-01-26 Super Bowl XXXI, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA: Green Bay Packers beat New England Patriots, 35-21; MVP: Desmond Howard, Green Bay KR
  • 1997-07-25 QB Brett Favre, re-signs with Green Bay Packers for $50M for 7 yrs
  • 1998-01-11 NFC Championship, 3Com Park, SF: Green Bay Packers beat San Francisco 49ers, 23-10

Sport awardSuper Bowl

1998-01-25 Super Bowl XXXII, Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA: Denver Broncos beat Green Bay Packers, 31-24; MVP: Terrell Davis, Denver RB

NFL Quarterback John Elway
NFL Quarterback
John Elway

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1998-11-01 Steve Young and Jerry Rice hook up for their 80th career touchdown in Niners' 36-22 loss to GB Packers at Lambeau Field; eclipse previous NFL mark held by Miami Dolphins tandem Dan Marino & Mark Clayton

NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice
  • 2004-01-11 "4th and 26", trailing Green Bay Packers by 3 in NFC Divisional Playoff Game, Philadelphia Eagles face 4th and 26 on their final drive, Donovan McNabb hits Freddie Mitchell for 29 yards. Eagles tie the game and go on to win in overtime
  • 2008-01-20 NFC Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: New York Giants beat Green Bay Packers, 23-20 (OT)
  • 2008-12-28 Detroit Lions crash to a 31-21 loss to Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field; first team in NFL history to go winless in a 16-game season
  • 2011-01-23 NFC Championship, Soldier Field, Chicago: Green Bay Packers beat Chicago Bears, 21-14

Sport awardSuper Bowl

2011-02-06 Super Bowl XLV, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX: Green Bay Packers beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-25; MVP: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay, QB

NFL Quarterback Aaron Rodgers
NFL Quarterback
Aaron Rodgers
  • 2015-01-18 NFC Championship, CenturyLink Field, Seattle: Seattle Seahawks beat Green Bay Packers, 28-22 (OT)
  • 2017-01-22 NFC Championship, Georgia Dome, Atlanta: Atlanta Falcons beat Green Bay Packers, 44-21
  • 2018-08-29 Star quarterback Aaron Rodgers signs NFL record contract extension with the Green Bay Packers; 4 years worth $134m rising to a possible $180m with a record $103m in guarantees
  • 2018-09-09 Green Bay Packers start 100th season with historic 24-23 comeback win over Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field; first ever Packer recovery from 17+ points deficit at 3/4 time (20-3)
  • 2020-01-19 NFC Championship, Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara: San Francisco 49ers beat Green Bay Packers, 37-20

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestCurly Lambeau

1898-04-09 Curly Lambeau, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, coach (founder, first coach Green Bay Packers), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1965)

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • 1903-04-24 Mike Michalske, American football NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1983)
  • 1903-11-27 Johnny "Blood" McNally, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback and coach (NFL champion 1929-31, 36; Green Bay Packers), born in New Richmond, Wisconsin (d. 1985)
  • 1910-04-02 Arnie Herber, American NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers, NY Giants), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1969)
  • 1912-04-10 Clarke Hinkle, American NFL fullback (Green Bay Packers), born in Toronto, Ohio (d. 1988)

Person of interestDon Hutson

1913-01-31 Don Hutson, American College, Pro Football Halls of Fame wide receiver (Green Bay Packers), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas (d. 1997)

First NFL Wide Receiver in History Don Hutson
First NFL Wide Receiver in History
Don Hutson

Person of interestVince Lombardi

1913-06-11 Vince Lombardi, American football coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1970)

NFL Coach Vince Lombardi
NFL Coach
Vince Lombardi
  • 1918-03-05 Paul Christman, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (University of Missouri; All-Pro 1946, 47; Chicago Cardinals, Green Bay Packers), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1970)
  • 1919-05-05 Tony Canadeo, American NFL hall of fame halfback (Green Bay Packers), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1920-02-08 Bruce Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1941, U of Minnesota; NFL: Green Bay Packers), born in Faribault, Minnesota (d. 1967)
  • 1922-10-10 Merv Pregulman, American NFL Line backer (Green Bay Packers), born in Lansing, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1926-02-18 Len Ford, NFL end (Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers)
  • 1931-10-20 Zeke Bratkowski, American NFL quarterback and coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 2019)
  • 1932-07-16 Max McGee, American football player (Green Bay Packers), born in Overton, Texas (d. 2007)
  • 1933-10-18 Forrest Gregg, American Pro Football Hall of Fame tackle, coach (9-time Pro Bowl; Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys), born in Birthright, TX (d. 2019)
  • 1934-01-09 Bart Starr, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • 1934-07-24 Willie Davis, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (Super Bowl 1967, 68; Pro Bowl 1963-67; First-team All-Pro 1962, 64–67; Green Bay Packers), born in Lisbon, Louisiana (d. 2020)
  • 1935-12-23 Paul Hornung, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1956, Notre Dame; Pro Bowl 1959, 60, Green Bay Packers), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1936-01-23 Jerry Kramer, American football player (Green Bay Packers) and author (Instant Replay), born in Jordan, Montana
  • 1936-12-23 Willie Wood, American Pro Football Hall of Fame safety (Pro Bowl 1962, 64–70; Super Bowl 1967, 68; Green Bay Packers), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2020)

Person of interestRay Nitschke

1936-12-29 Ray Nitschke, American NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers), born in Elmwood Park, Illinois (d. 1998)

NFL Legend Ray Nitschke
NFL Legend
Ray Nitschke
  • 1939-06-06 Doug Hart, American NFL defensive back (NFL champion 1965, 66, 67; Super Bowl 1967, 68; Green Bay Packers), born in Handley, Texas (d. 2020)
  • 1939-06-08 Herb Adderley, American Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback (Super Bowl 1967-68, 71; Pro Bowl 1963–67; Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941-08-18 Dennis Claridge, American football quarterback (NFL C'ship 1965, Green Bay Packers; Atlantic Falcons), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2018)
  • 1948-06-15 Mike Holmgren, American NFL coach and executive (Super Bowl 1996, Green Bay Packers; Seattle Seahawks; Cleveland Browns), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1949-10-19 Lynn Dickey, American NFL quarterback (All Pro 1983; Green Bay Packers 1976-85), born in Paola, Kansas
  • 1952-07-31 Alan Autry, American NFLer (Green Bay Packers), actor (In the Heat of the Night) and politician (23rd Mayor of Fresno), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1960-05-24 Pete Metzelaars, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, Lions)

Person of interestReggie White

1961-12-19 Reggie White, American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 2004)

NFL Legend Reggie White
NFL Legend
Reggie White
  • 1962-01-13 Brett Maxie, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • 1962-03-04 Greg Kragen, NFL nose tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1962-05-11 Steve Bono, NFL quarterback (KC Chiefs, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1963-02-14 Jeff Dellenbach, American NFL center (NE Patriots, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • 1963-05-28 Eugene Robinson, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawk, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1963-06-11 Tommy Barnhardt, American NFL punter (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, TB Bucs), born in China Grove, North Carolina
  • 1963-11-10 Mike McCarthy, American football coach (Super Bowl 2010, Green Bay Packers 2006-18; Dallas Cowboys 2020), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-11-14 Mike Prior, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1964-01-16 Mark Collins, American NFL cornerback and safety (NY Giants, KC Chiefs, GB Packers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1964-01-23 Frank Winters, American NFL center (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • 1964-01-28 Dwight Stone, NFL receiver/running back (Car Panthers, GB Packers)
  • 1964-07-28 Bruce Wilkerson, American NFL tackle (Jaguars, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Loudon, Tennessee
  • 1964-11-18 Seth Joyner, NFL linebacker (Ariz, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1964-12-15 Carlton Bailey, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1964-12-18 Don Beebe, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1965-04-15 Mark Dennis, American NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers), born in Junction City, Kansas
  • 1965-05-06 Paul Frase, American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Elmira, New York
  • 1966-05-20 Lawyer Tillman, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1967-03-18 Derrick Graham, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1967-10-30 Ty Detmer, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1990, Brigham Young; Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions), born in San Marcos, Texas
  • 1968-01-04 Jackie Harris, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • 1968-01-31 Doug Pederson, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2017, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Bellingham, Washington
  • 1968-02-29 Bryce Paup, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1994–97; Green Bay Packers, Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings), born in Jefferson, Iowa
  • 1968-03-18 Pat Terrell, NFL strong safety (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • 1968-07-19 Leroy Butler, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31)
  • 1968-10-15 George Koonce, American NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in New Bern, North Carolina
  • 1968-12-10 Rob Davis, American NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969-02-15 Edgar Bennett, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1969-02-22 Mark Chmura, American NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Deerfield, Massachusetts
  • 1969-06-23 Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)
  • 1969-10-10 Brett Favre, American NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Gulfport, Mississippi
  • 1969-12-19 Santana Dotson, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1969-12-30 Jeff Thomason, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1970-03-12 Rod Smith, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • 1970-03-28 Shawn Price, NFL defensive end (GB Packers, Car Panthers, Buf Bills), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles
  • 1970-05-01 Alex Van Pelt, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills) and QB coach ; GB Packers, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-05-15 Desmond Howard, College Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (Heisman Trophy 1991, U of Michigan; Super Bowl MVP 1996, Green Bay Packers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1970-05-21 Dorsey Levens, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1970-06-23 Robert Brooks, American NFL wide receiver (Longest pass reception in NFL history, 99 yards; Super Bowl 1996, Green Bay Packers), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
  • 1970-10-24 Lamont Hollinquest, American NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-12-17 Earl Dotson, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1971-01-09 Bill Schroeder, American NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • 1971-02-18 George Teague, American NFL safety (Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers), born in Oscoda, Michigan
  • 1971-02-19 William Henderson, NFL running back (Super Bowl 1996, Green Bay Packers; Pro Bowl, All Pro 2004), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1971-02-21 Terry Mickens, American NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1971-02-22 Gilbert Brown, American NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Farmington, Michigan
  • 1971-04-05 Bob Kuberski, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1971-05-18 Craig Hentrich, NFL punter (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1971-08-10 Craig Newsome, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1971-08-14 Adam Timmerman, American NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Cherokee, Iowa
  • 1971-09-01 Gabe Wilkins, NFL defensive end (GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1971-10-15 Bernardo Harris, American NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1972-01-28 Frank Garcia, American NFL center (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Phoenix, Aizona
  • 1972-02-03 Jermaine Smith, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1972-02-24 Ron Davis, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1972-04-26 Marco Rivera, American NFL/WLAF guard (Scot Claymores, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1972-05-05 Travis Jervey, American NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1972-05-27 Antonio Freeman, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1972-06-11 Andrew Peterson, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Greenock, Scotland
  • 1972-06-24 Shawn King, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • 1972-06-30 Tyrone Davis, American NFL tight end (NY Jets, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Halifax, Virginia
  • 1972-11-14 Aaron Taylor, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1972-12-05 Roderick Mullen, American NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1972-12-17 Brian Williams, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973-03-19 John Michels, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973-04-11 Blake Brockermeyer, American football tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1973-04-13 Aaron Hayden, American NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-05-31 Tyrone Williams, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973-10-17 Keith McKenzie, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973-10-23 Blaine McElmurry, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973-10-31 Ross Verba, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Des Moines, Iowa

Weddings in Sport

  • 1996-07-14 "Green Bay Packer" quarterback Brett Favre (26) weds Deanna Tynes (27) at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestCurly Lambeau

1965-06-01 Curly Lambeau, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, coach (founder, first coach Green Bay Packers), dies of a heart attack at 67

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • 1967-08-28 Bruce Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1941, U of Minnesota; NFL: Green Bay Packers), dies of cancer at 47
  • 1969-10-14 Arnie Herber, American NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers, NY Giants), dies at 59
  • 1970-03-02 Paul Christman, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (University of Missouri; All-Pro 1946, 47; Chicago Cardinals, Green Bay Packers), dies from a heart attack at 51
  • 1983-10-26 Mike Michalske, American football NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers), dies at 80
  • 1985-11-28 Johnny "Blood" McNally, American Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback and coach (NFL champion 1929-31, 36; Green Bay Packers), dies from a stroke at 82

Person of interestDon Hutson

1997-06-26 Don Hutson, American College, Pro Football Halls of Fame wide receiver (Green Bay Packers), dies at 84

First NFL Wide Receiver in History Don Hutson
First NFL Wide Receiver in History
Don Hutson
  • 2003-11-29 Tony Canadeo, American NFL hall of fame halfback (Green Bay Packers), dies at 84
  • 2007-10-20 Max McGee, American football player (Green Bay Packers), dies at 75
  • 2012-11-29 Merv Pregulman, American NFL line backer (Green Bay Packers), dies at 90
  • 2018-05-01 Dennis Claridge, American football quarterback (NFL C'ship 1965, Green Bay Packers; Atlantic Falcons), dies at 76 from bladder cancer
  • 2018-05-03 Dan Grimm, American football player (Green Bay Packers, Atlanta Falcons), dies of Parkinson's disease and dementia at 77
  • 2019-04-12 Forrest Gregg, American Pro Football Hall of Fame tackle, coach (9-time Pro Bowl; Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys), dies of Parkinson's disease at 85
  • 2019-05-26 Bart Starr, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, coach (Green Bay Packers), dies of effects of stroke at 85
  • 2019-11-11 Zeke Bratkowski, American NFL quarterback and coach (Green Bay Packers), dies from a heart attack at 88
  • 2020-01-01 Doug Hart, American NFL defensive back (NFL champion 1965, 66, 67; Super Bowl 1967, 68; Green Bay Packers), dies at 80
  • 2020-02-03 Willie Wood, American Pro Football Hall of Fame safety (Pro Bowl 1962, 64–70; Super Bowl 1967, 68; Green Bay Packers), dies of dementia at 83
  • 2020-04-15 Willie Davis, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (Super Bowl 1967, 68; Pro Bowl 1963-67; First-team All-Pro 1962, 64–67; Green Bay Packers), dies from kidney failure at 85