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Washington Redskins - Notable Historical Events

Marty SchottenheimerJan 13, 2002

Joe GibbsJan 8, 2008

Mike ShanahanJan 5, 2010

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Washington Redskins - Historical Events
Date Event
1932-07-09

Washington Redskins (then Boston Braves) forms

1932-10-02

Washington Redskins (as Boston Braves) play 1st NFL game, lose 14-0

1937-12-12

Washington Redskins win NFL championship

1942-12-13

Washington Redskins defeat Chic Bears 14-6, to win NFL title

1969-11-16

US President Nixon becomes first president to attend a season NFL game while in office: the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 41-28

1972-12-31

Washington Redskins beat Dallas Cowboys 26-3 in NFC championship game

1991-11-24

After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21

2002-01-13

In a controversial move, Marty Schottenheimer is fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins after just one season

2008-01-08

Joe Gibbs retires, for the second time, as head coach of the Washington Redskins

2010-01-05

Mike Shanahan is formally introduced as head coach of the Washington Redskins

2013-12-30

NFL head coach Mike Shanahan is fired by the Washington Redskins

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Washington Redskins - Notable Birthdays

Sammy BaughMar 17, 1914

Joe GibbsNov 25, 1940

Washington Redskins - Birthdays
Date Event
1897-10-11

George Preston Marshall, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins)

1907-09-28

Glen "Turk" Edwards, NFL tackle (Boston/Washington 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, Temple Texas, NFL hall of famer QB (Washington Redskins)

1916-9-02

Joe Don Looney, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

1922-04-29

George Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)

1929-02-28

LaVern Torgeson, Washington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions

1932-02-27

Ron Erhardt, New York Jets vs. Washington Redskins

1934-10-04

Sam Huff, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Washington Redskins)

1939-02-08

Ken Iman, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

1940-03-10

Joe Bugel, HOF Game Indianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins

1940-03-25

Joe Carollo, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins

1940-05-25

Clifton McNeil, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

1940-11-25

Joe Gibbs, Mocksville North Carolina, American football coach (Washington Redskins)

1941-04-18

Walt Sweeney, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

1942-08-10

Speedy Duncan, Washington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions

1942-08-30

Coy Bacon, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1943-05-15

Rickie Harris, Washington Redskins vs. Oakland Raiders

1943-10-14

Lance Rentzel, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

1944-04-19

Dick Absher, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

1944-11-07

Tommy Hart, Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins

1945-01-08

John Outlaw, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1945-08-31

Pete Barnes, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins

1946-08-19

Fred Carr, Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins

1946-12-11

Perry Williams, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1947-01-24

Bill Bradley, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1947-04-27

Mack Alston, Washington Redskins vs. Baltimore Colts

1947-07-01

Harold McLinton, Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins

1947-07-09

Spike Jones, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1947-12-13

Lemar Parrish, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1948-02-05

Ron Saul, Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins

1948-03-20

Art Malone, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles

1948-10-04

Earl Thomas, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins

1949-01-18

Tony McGee, Washington Redskins vs. Green Bay Packers

1949-03-09

Greg Blache, HOF Game Indianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins

1950-05-23

Bruce Laird, Washington Redskins vs. San Diego Chargers

1950-12-13

Brad Dusek, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1951-06-11

Doug Kotar, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1951-10-22

Dennis Johnson, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins

1951-9-01

Brian Kelley, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1952-03-14

Garry Puetz, Washington Redskins vs. New York Jets

1952-12-08

Gary Burley, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1952-9-16

Willard Harrell, Green Bay Packers vs. Washington Redskins

1953-01-18

Neil O'Donoghue, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins

1953-02-15

Pat Tilley, Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1953-04-17

J.T. Turner, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1953-08-23

Billy Shields, Washington Redskins vs. San Diego Chargers

1954-01-30

Lee Nelson, Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1954-08-11

Tom Beasley, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1954-08-25

Pete Shaw, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1954-12-04

Perry Brooks, Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins

1954-9-09

Greg Coleman, Washington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers

1955-08-03

Alfred Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1955-12-09

Terry Jackson, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1955-9-16

Pat Ryan, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins

1956-04-29

Tom Pridemore, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1956-08-29

Edddie Murray, NFL kicker (Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings)

1957-04-20

Joe Bostic, Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1957-05-09

Don Smith, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1957-05-09

Wayne Smith, Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1957-9-04

Wayne Wilson, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

1958-08-02

John Scully, Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins

1958-12-10

Calvin Muhammad, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

1960-02-15

Darrell Green, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins)

1961-01-13

John Tuggle, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1961-02-05

Clyde Duncan, Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1961-07-07

Dean Hamel, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

1961-07-21

Henry Ellard, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)

1961-10-09

Trevor Matich, NFL center/guard (Washington Redskins)

1961-9-27

Terry Orr, Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints

1962-02-01

E.J. Jones, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

1962-06-25

Dan Turk, NFL center (Washington Redskins)

1962-07-10

Joel Hilgenberg, Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints

1962-12-12

Ray Brown, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, SF 49ers)

1962-12-19

Ethan Horton, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles

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)

1963-12-31

Ed Simmons, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1963-9-02

Max Zendejas, Washington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos

1964-12-21

Keith Taylor, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)

1965-01-29

Tim Johnson, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)

1965-05-06

Ken Harvey, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)

1965-05-06

Ken Harvey, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1965-05-09

Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)

1965-09-11

Tony Woods, NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins)

1965-10-11

Tony Woods, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1965-10-24

Vernice Smith, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, St Louis Rams)

1966-01-14

Matt Brock, New York Jets vs. Washington Redskins

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)

1967-01-01

Andy Heck, Washington Redskins vs. San Francisco 49ers

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)

1967-08-17

James Jenkins, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1967-10-10

Frank Wainright, Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints

1967-10-21

Stanley Richard, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)

1967-12-05

Victor Jones, Denver Broncos vs. Washington Redskins

1967-12-12

Dave Szott, Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints

1968-01-15

Bob Dahl, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)

1968-05-06

Clarence Jones, Carolina Panthers vs. Washington Redskins

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)

1969-04-15

Phillippi Sparks, New York Giants vs. 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)

1969-12-19

Michael Bates, Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints

1970-04-10

Sean Gilbert, defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)

1970-04-22

Coleman Bell, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)

1970-06-01

Shane Matthews, Indianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins

1970-06-16

Michael Husted, Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants

1970-07-09

Trent Green, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)

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)

1971-07-31

Gus Frerotte, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)

1971-08-30

Tre Johnson, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)

1971-11-22

Paul Guenther, Indianapolis Colts vs. 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)

1972-05-22

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)

1972-09-05

Tom Carter, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins)

1972-10-23

Patrise Alexander, linebacker (Washington Redskins)

1972-10-31

Jamie Asher, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)

1972-10-31

Jamie Asher, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1972-12-31

Kelvin Kinney, defensive end (Washington Redskins)

1972-9-14

Donnell Bennett, Washington Redskins vs. New Orleans Saints

1973-02-28

Henry Bailey, New York Jets vs. Washington Redskins

1973-03-03

Cory Raymer, NFL center (Washington Redskins)

1973-03-04

Phillip Daniels, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins

1973-03-21

Larry Bowie, running back (Washington Redskins)

1973-04-22

Christopher Sanders, tight end (Washington Redskins)

1973-06-14

Sam Shade, Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins

1973-09-03

Brian Thure, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)

1973-12-10

Bernard Holsey, Washington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins

1973-12-22

Jamel Williams, safety (Washington Redskins)

1974-03-01

Stephen Davis, running back (Washington Redskins)

1974-03-21

Sean McDermott, Philadelphia Eagles at 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)

1975-01-11

Brad Badger, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

1975-01-18

Derek Smith, linebacker (Washington Redskins)

1975-01-31

Kenard Lang, defensive end (Washington Redskins)

1975-02-27

Marcus Robinson, Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins

1975-04-28

James Thrash, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)

1975-05-27

Jose Cortez, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

1975-07-21

Mike Sellers, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1975-11-22

Warrick Holdman, Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

1976-01-19

Randy Thomas, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins

1976-01-28

Jon Jansen, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins

1977-9-24

Casey Rabach, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1978-03-18

Todd Yoder, 2008 Kickoff Game: Washington Redskins at New York Giants

1978-05-15

Juqua Parker, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1979-02-08

Najeh Davenport, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins

1979-07-21

David Carr, New York Giants at Washington Redskins

1979-08-27

Ladell Betts, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1979-12-03

Rock Cartwright, New York Giants at Washington Redskins

1979-9-03

Demetric Evans, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Redskins

1980-01-11

Mike Williams, New York Giants at Washington Redskins

1980-9-07

Derrick Dockery, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1981-06-17

Albert Haynesworth, New York Giants at Washington Redskins

1982-03-02

Sean Jones, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1982-11-04

Reed Doughty, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1983-02-26

Jerome Harrison, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1983-06-18

Dimitri Patterson, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1983-08-16

Colt Brennan, NFL Quarterback, Washington Redskins

1983-11-23

Broderick Bunkley, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1983-9-01

Mike Patterson, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1984-01-16

Stephon Heyer, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1984-12-26

Byron Westbrook, HOF Game Indianapolis Colts vs. Washington Redskins

1985-01-25

Brent Celek, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

1986-01-15

Fred Davis, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

Washington Redskins - Deaths
Date Event
1969-08-09

George P Marshall, NFL president (Washington Redskins), dies at 72

1986-08-30

John Tuggle, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

1988-09-24

Joe Don Looney, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

2008-12-22

Coy Bacon, New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins

2010-03-01

Perry Brooks, Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins

2010-11-13

Ken Iman, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

2012-03-21

Ron Erhardt, New York Jets vs. Washington Redskins

2012-07-27

Art Malone, Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles

2013-02-02

Walt Sweeney, Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams

2015-02-15

Clyde Duncan, Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

2015-03-23

LaVern Torgeson, Washington Redskins vs. Detroit Lions


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