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Events in Sport

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1932-07-09 - Washington Redskins (then Boston Braves) forms
1932-10-02 - Washington Redskins (as Boston Braves) play 1st NFL game, lose 14-0
1936-12-13 - Final Boston Redskin NFL game, lose to Packers 21-6, move to Wash DC
1937-02-13 - NFL Boston Redskins move to Wash DC
1937-09-17 - 1st NFL game in Washington, DC; Redskins beat NY Giants 13-3
1937-12-12 - Washington Redskins win NFL Championship
1940-12-08 - 1st NFL Championship on national radio; Bears beat Redskins 73-0
1942-09-27 - NY Giants beat Wash Redskins 14-7 without making a 1st down
1942-12-13 - Washington Redskins defeat Chic Bears 14-6, to win NFL title
1943-10-31 - Wash Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Bkln (48-10)
1947-11-23 - Wash Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chi Cards (45-21)
1962-10-28 - NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)
1966-11-27 - In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41
1969-02-05 - Vince Lombardi, becomes part owner, vp, gm & head coach of Redskins
1969-12-21 - Vince Lombardi (Redskins) coaches his last football game
1972-12-31 - Washington Redskins beat Dallas Cowboys 26-3 in NFC Championship game
1988-01-31 - Super Bowl XXII: Wash Redskins beat Denver Broncos, 42-10 in San Diego Super Bowl MVP: Doug Williams, Washington, QB
1991-11-24 - After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21
1992-10-12 - Wash Redskin Art Monk sets NFL record with 820th reception

Birthdays in Sport

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1897-10-11 - George Preston Marshall, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)
1907-09-28 - Glen "Turk" Edwards, NFL tackle (Boston/Washington Redskins)
1910-05-01 - Cliff Battles, Akron Oh, NFL hall of famer (Braves, Redskins)
1912-10-25 - Jack Kent Cooke, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)
1913-01-31 - Wayne Millner, NFL end (Boston/Washington Redskins)
1914-03-17 - Sammy Baugh, Texas, NFL hall of famer QB (Wash Redskins)
1920-05-31 - Edward Bennett Williams, lawyer/team owner (Redskins, Balt Orioles)
1922-04-29 - George Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)
1934-08-23 - Christian "Sonny" Jurgensen, NFL QB (Eagles, Redskins)
1934-08-23 - Sonny Jurgensen, NFL quarterback (Wash Redskins)/sportscaster
1934-10-04 - Sam Huff, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Washington Redskins)
1935-06-06 - Bobby Mitchell, NFL running back/wide receiver (Browns, Redskins)
1941-09-28 - Charley Taylor, NFL wide receiver/running back (Wash Redskin)
1949-08-04 - John Riggins, NFL running back (NY Jets, Wash Redskins)
1949-09-09 - Joe Theismann, NFL QB (Redskins)/sportscaster
1955-08-09 - Doug Williams, Louisiana, NFL QB (Tampa Bay Bucaneers, Wash Redskins)
1956-08-29 - Edddie Murray, NFL kicker (Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings)
1957-12-05 - Art Monk, NFL wide receiver (Wash Redskins, Philadelphia Eagles)
1958-02-02 - Dexter Manley, NFLer (Wash Redskins)
1960-02-15 - Darrell Green, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins)
1961-04-22 - Jeff Hostetler, NFL QB (NY Giants, Raiders, Redskins/1990 Superbowl)
1961-06-28 - Jay Schroeder, NFL quarterback (Wash Redskins, LA Raiders)
1961-07-21 - Henry Ellard, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1961-10-09 - Trevor Matich, NFL center/guard (Washington Redskins)
1962-06-25 - Dan Turk, NFL center (Washington Redskins)
1962-12-12 - Ray Brown, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, SF 49ers)
1963-02-18 - John Gesek, NFL center (Washington Redskins)
1963-06-04 - Jim Lachey, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
1963-12-31 - Ed Simmons, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
1964-12-21 - Keith Taylor, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)
1965-01-10 - James Washington, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Wash Redskins)
1965-01-29 - Tim Johnson, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1965-05-06 - Ken Harvey, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1965-05-09 - Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1965-08-13 - Cris Dishman, NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers, Wash Redskins)
1965-09-11 - Tony Woods, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1965-10-24 - Vernice Smith, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, St Louis Rams)
1966-01-28 - Jeff Uhlenhake, NFL center (NO Saints, Washington Redskins)
1966-06-14 - Rod Stephens, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1966-12-01 - Mike Flores, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1967-01-07 - Scott Galbraith, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys)
1967-05-01 - Marvcus Patton, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1967-08-16 - Matt Vanderbeek, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1967-08-17 - James Jenkins, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
1967-10-21 - Stanley Richard, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)
1968-01-15 - Bob Dahl, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)
1968-02-21 - Terry Allen, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Wash Redskins)
1968-05-27 - Cedric Smith, NFL running back (Wash Redskins, Arizona Cardinals)
1968-06-16 - Matt Turk, NFL punter (Washington Redskins)
1968-07-30 - Terry Crews, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1968-08-18 - Brian Mitchell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1968-10-07 - Erick Anderson, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1968-12-28 - Darrick Brownlow, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1969-03-12 - Muhammad Oliver, NFL cornerback/safety (Washington Redskins)
1969-04-11 - Jesse Campbell, NFL safety (NY Giants, Washington Redskins)
1969-07-26 - Marc Boutte, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1969-11-01 - Darryl Ashmore, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
1969-11-03 - Leslie Shepherd, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1970-01-22 - Keith Wagner, NFL/WLAF tackle (NY Giants, Redskins, Scot Claymores)
1970-04-10 - Sean Gilbert, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1970-04-22 - Coleman Bell, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
1970-07-09 - Trent Green, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)
1970-11-14 - Dexter Nottage, NFL defensive end (Wash Redskins, KC Chiefs)
1971-01-19 - Reggie Brooks, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1971-02-04 - Sterling Palmer, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1971-02-16 - Larry Jones, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1971-05-19 - Darryl Morrison, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)
1971-06-20 - William Gaines, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1971-07-22 - William Bell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1971-07-30 - Carl Vaughn, NFL/CFL Defensive Back (Redskins and Argos)
1971-07-31 - Gus Frerotte, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)
1971-08-30 - Tre Johnson, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)
1971-12-31 - Heath Shuler, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins, NO Saints)
1972-01-05 - Joseph Patton, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)
1972-01-18 - Ryan Kuehl, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1972-02-26 - Scott Turner, NFL cornerback/safety (Washington Redskins)
1972-03-11 - Jamal Duff, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, Wash Redskins)
1972-05-22 - Rich Owens, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1972-05-31 - Bryan Walker, safety (Washington Redskins)
1972-07-07 - Michael Westbrook, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1972-07-26 - Tydus Winans, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins, Roughriders)
1972-07-27 - Alph Browning, NLF/WLAF receiver (Redskins, Barcelona Dragons)
1972-09-05 - Tom Carter, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins)
1972-10-23 - Patrise Alexander, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1972-10-31 - Jamie Asher, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
1972-12-31 - Kelvin Kinney, defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1973-03-03 - Cory Raymer, NFL center (Washington Redskins)
1973-03-21 - Larry Bowie, running back (Washington Redskins)
1973-04-22 - Christopher Sanders, tight end (Washington Redskins)
1973-09-03 - Brian Thure, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
1973-12-22 - Jamel Williams, safety (Washington Redskins)
1974-03-01 - Stephen Davis, running back (Washington Redskins)
1974-04-25 - Twan Russell, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1974-05-13 - Albert Connell, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1974-05-16 - Keith Thibodeaux, cornerback (Washington Redskins)
1974-05-22 - Greg Jones, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1975-01-11 - Brad Badger, guard (Washington Redskins)
1975-01-18 - Derek Smith, linebacker (Washington Redskins)
1975-01-31 - Kenard Lang, defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1975-04-28 - James Thrash, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)

Deaths in Sport

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1969-08-09 - George P Marshall, NFL president (Washington Redskins), dies at 72
1990-12-31 - George Allen, US football coach (LA Rams, Wash Redskins), dies
1997-04-06 - Jack Kent Cooke, NFL owner (Wash Redskins), dies at 84


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