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Miami Dolphins - Notable Historical Events

Joe MontanaJan 20, 1985

Mike DitkaDec 2, 1985

Don ShulaSep 22, 1991

Jimmy JohnsonJan 10, 1996

Dan MarinoSep 17, 2000

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Miami Dolphins - Historical Events
Date Event
1965-08-16

AFL awards its 1st expansion franchise (Miami Dolphins)

1972-01-02

Miami Dolphins beat Balt Colts 21-0 in AFC championship game

1972-12-16

Miami Dolphins become 1st undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)

1972-12-31

Miami Dolphins beat Pittsburgh Steelers 21-7 in AFC championship game

1973-01-14

Super Bowl VII: Miami Dolphins beat Wash Red Skins, 14-7 in LA, MVP: Jake Scott, Miami, S

1973-12-30

Miami Dolphins beat Oakland Raiders 27-10 in AFC championship game

1974-01-13

Super Bowl VIII: Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings, 24-7 in Houston Super Bowl MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami, RB

1982-01-02

San Diego Chargers beat Miami Dolphins, 41-38 in 13:52 of OT

1982-01-02

"The Epic in Miami", in 85 degree heat (Fahrenheit), the San Diego Chargers defeat the Miami Dolphins 41-38 in overtime in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game, a game that set numerous playoff scoring records

1983-01-23

"Mud Bowl", Miami Dolphins beat the New York Jets 14-0 in the AFC Championship Game on a wet, muddy field, which negated the Jets significant speed and skill advantage

1983-01-30

Super Bowl XVII: Wash Red Skins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17 in Pasadena Super Bowl MVP: John Riggins, Washington, RB

1985-01-20

Super Bowl XIX: SF 49ers beat Miami Dolphins, 38-16 in Stanford Super Bowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, QB

1985-12-02

Chicago Bears' head coach Mike Ditka and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan come to blows on the sideline in a loss to the Miami Dolphins, Chicago's only loss of the season

1986-01-12

New England Patriots defeat Miami Dolphins 31 14 to win US AFC football championship

1986-09-21

NY Jets beat Miami Dolphins 51-45 in OT; record 884 passing yards

1988-07-31

Miami Dolphins beat SF 49ers 27-21 in London

1991-09-22

Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory

1996-01-10

Jimmy Johnson announced as new coach of Miami Dolphins

2000-09-17

Dan Marino's #13 jersey is retired by the Miami Dolphins

2000-10-23

"Monday Night Miracle", down 30-7 at the end of the third quarter, the New York Jets pulled together a rapid and improbable comeback with 4 touchdowns and a field goal in the fourth quarter, eventually defeating the Miami Dolphins 40-37 in overtime

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Miami Dolphins - Notable Birthdays

Don ShulaJan 4, 1930

Jimmy JohnsonJul 16, 1943

Dan MarinoSep 15, 1961

Miami Dolphins - Birthdays
Date Event
1930-01-04

Don Shula, Grand River Ohio, NFL coach (Miami Dolphins)

1930-06-17

John Mazur, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1931-07-04

Rick Casares, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1936-03-01

John Wittenborn, Houston Oilers vs. Miami Dolphins

1936-9-27

Paul Lowe, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1938-05-09

Walt Corey, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1938-12-29

Wayne Huizenga, CEO (Waste Management, Blockbuster, Miami Dolphins)

1939-07-11

Jacky Lee, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1940-11-02

Jim Bakken, Miami Dolphins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1940-12-15

Nick Buoniconti, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)/sportscaster (NBC)

1941-01-30

Paul Flatley, Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons

1942-01-01

Billy Lothridge, St. Louis Cardinals vs. Miami Dolphins

1942-12-28

Bobby Maples, Denver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins

1943-07-16

Jimmy Johnson, Port Arthur Texas, NFL coach (Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins)

1944-04-29

Jim Hart, Miami Dolphins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1944-06-02

Garo Yepremian, NFL place kicker (Miami Dolphins)

1944-06-13

Larry Kennan, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1945-02-03

Bob Griese, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins, 1971 Player of Year)

1945-10-30

Ben Davis, Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns

1945-9-17

Mike Current, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1946-06-30

Bill Lenkaitis, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1946-12-25

Larry Csonka, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, NY Giants)

1947-07-05

George Kunz, Baltimore Colts vs. Miami Dolphins

1948-12-28

Willie Parker, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1948-9-20

Sam Adams, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1949-03-29

Joe Ehrmann, Baltimore Colts vs. Miami Dolphins

1949-07-17

Lou Piccone, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1949-08-17

Isiah Robertson, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1949-08-29

Tony Greene, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1950-03-01

Nick Mike-Mayer, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1950-04-05

Marv Bateman, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1950-05-27

Mike Kadish, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1950-12-24

Mike Barnes, Baltimore Colts vs. Miami Dolphins

1951-01-08

Bill Donckers, Miami Dolphins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1951-04-17

Delvin Williams, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1951-12-05

Bill Simpson, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1951-9-24

Terry Metcalf, Miami Dolphins vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1952-06-08

Dave Jennings, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1953-01-31

Roosevelt Leaks, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1953-05-08

Steve Freeman, Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills

1953-08-20

Earnest Rhone, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Miami Dolphins

1953-10-23

Steve Towle, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1953-11-10

Rusty Chambers, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1953-9-02

Joe Danelo, Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills

1954-03-29

Mario Clark, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1954-05-03

Norris Thomas, Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1954-11-12

Terry Robiskie, Cleveland Browns vs. Miami Dolphins

1955-06-17

Dan Alexander, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1955-08-19

Cecil Johnson, Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1955-11-29

Mike Hawkins, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1957-11-09

Eric Sievers, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1958-01-05

Joe Cribbs, Cleveland Browns vs. Miami Dolphins

1958-03-31

Andy Hawkins, Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1958-08-15

Cliff Odom, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1958-9-20

David Overstreet, Miami Dolphins vs. Los Angeles Raiders

1959-04-22

Freeman McNeil, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1959-07-10

Rocky Klever, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1959-07-25

Pete Holohan, Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns

1959-07-27

Hugh Green, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins

1959-12-08

E.J. Junior, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1960-04-25

Art Schlichter, Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Colts

1961-01-22

Vince Newsome, Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns

1961-07-18

Terry Taylor, Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns

1961-08-22

John Kidd, NFL punter (Miami Dolphins)

1961-08-22

John Kidd, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1961-09-15

Dan Marino, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins)

1961-10-12

Chris Foerster, Cleveland Browns vs. Miami Dolphins

1961-11-08

Eric Martin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1961-9-23

Ed Reynolds, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-01-31

Blaise Winter, Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers

1962-05-01

Gary Clark, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1962-05-30

John Alt, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-08-25

Ron Heller, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1962-08-25

Ron Heller, Detroit Lions vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-08-30

Ricky Sanders, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1962-09-28

Irving Fryar, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1962-9-16

Mark Boyer, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-9-23

Mike Charles, Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns

1963-02-25

Tom McHale, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1963-10-14

Keith Byars, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots)

1963-11-25

Bernie Kosar, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns)

1964-10-23

Brent Williams, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1964-11-11

Dan Saleaumua, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1964-11-22

Gene Atkins, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)

1964-9-21

Danny Villa, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-01-03

Daniel Stubbs, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins)

1965-04-15

Mark Dennis, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-06-30

Scott Schwedes, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-07-12

Michael Stewart, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)

1965-07-12

Michael Stewart, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-10-05

Trace Armstrong, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)

1965-10-10

Brett Perriman, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins)

1965-11-02

Chuck Klingbeil, NFL nose tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1965-12-04

A.B. Brown, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-12-21

Rodney Thomas, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1966-01-19

Ronnie Williams, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins)

1966-01-20

Bert Weidner, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins)

1966-03-09

Louis Oliver, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)

1966-03-09

Louis Oliver, Miami Dolphins vs. Arizona Cardinals

1966-03-23

James Saxon, Detroit Lions vs. Miami Dolphins

1966-03-25

Jeff Cross, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)

1966-03-25

Jeff Cross, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1966-05-26

Anthony Edwards, Miami Dolphins vs. Arizona Cardinals

1966-10-09

Mike Williams, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1966-10-09

Mike Williams, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Miami Dolphins

1967-01-05

J B Brown, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers)

1967-01-05

J.B. Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Miami Dolphins

1967-01-11

Richmond Webb, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1967-02-20

Chris Singleton, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1967-04-28

Pete Stoyanovich, NFL kicker (Miami Dolphins, KC Chiefs)

1967-05-21

Tracy Simien, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Miami Dolphins

1967-06-17

Keith Sims, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins)

1967-06-22

Eric Green, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens)

1967-09-16

Bernie Parmalee, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)

1967-10-10

Frank Wainright, tight end (Miami Dolphins)

1967-12-18

Dan McGwire, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins)

1967-9-16

Bernie Parmalee, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1968-02-17

Bryan Cox, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears)

1968-05-18

Ernie Logan, Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns

1968-05-25

Shawn Bouwens, Detroit Lions vs. Miami Dolphins

1968-10-08

Frankie Smith, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, SF 49ers)

1969-01-13

Robert Wilson, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)

1969-01-13

Robert Wilson, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Miami Dolphins

1969-04-21

Dwight Hollier, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1969-05-17

Craig Erickson, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins)

1969-09-21

Randal Hill, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1969-09-24

Andrew Greene, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Saskatchewan Roughriders)

1969-10-09

Charles Jordan, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1969-10-25

Corey Harris, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins)

1969-11-03

Leslie Shepherd, Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets

1969-12-02

O J McDuffie, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1969-12-18

Marco Coleman, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins, San Diego Chargers)

1970-01-20

Terry Kirby, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, SF 49ers)

1970-02-12

Lamar Thomas, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs, Miami Dolphins)

1970-04-05

Tim Jacobs, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins)

1970-04-16

Steve Emtman, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1970-06-08

Troy Vincent, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles)

1970-06-19

Chris Gray, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears)

1970-06-29

Troy Drayton, tight end (Miami Dolphins)

1970-07-30

Ed Hawthorne, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1970-08-05

Everett McIver, NFL guard (NY Jets, Miami Dolphins)

1970-10-28

Bracey Walker, NFL safety (Cin Bengals, Miami Dolphins)

1970-11-08

Qadry Ismail, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins)

1970-11-28

Todd Perry, Houston Texans vs. Miami Dolphins

1970-11-30

James Brown, tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1970-12-21

Irving Spikes, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)

1971-02-11

John Bock, NFL center (NY Jets, Miami Dolphins)

1971-02-18

George Teague, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers)

1971-05-01

Ethan Albright, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills)

1971-06-07

Terrell Buckley, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)

1971-06-10

DeWayne Dotson, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1971-06-11

Dion Foxx, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1971-07-08

Jeff Kopp, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1971-08-14

Sean Hill, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)

1971-08-30

Aubrey Beavers, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Miami Dolphins, Rhein Fire)

1971-10-14

Derrick Rodgers, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1972-03-27

Kirby Dar Dar, wide reciever (Miami Dolphins)

1972-04-27

Tim Ruddy, NFL center (Miami Dolphins)

1972-06-10

Pat Johnson, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)

1972-06-17

James McKnight, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins

1972-06-21

Billy Milner, NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1972-06-26

Jerris McPhail, running back (Miami Dolphins)

1972-08-02

Lee McClinton, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)

1972-09-04

Norman Hand, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1972-10-28

Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)

1972-12-28

Jim Kitts, WLAF running back (Frankfurt Galaxy, Miami Dolphins)

1973-01-25

Anthony Harris, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1973-02-07

Tim Bowens, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1973-02-07

Tim Bowens, Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

1973-02-25

Daryl Gardener, defensive end (Miami Dolphins)

1973-06-06

Olindo Mare, kicker (Miami Dolphins)

1973-10-23

Shawn Wooden, free safety (Miami Dolphins)

1973-11-21

Brent Smith, tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1973-11-25

Yatil Green, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1973-12-10

Bernard Holsey, Washington Redskins vs. Miami Dolphins

1973-12-12

Stanley Pritchett, running back (Miami Dolphins)

1974-01-18

Shane Burton, defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1974-02-11

Ronnie Ward, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1974-04-23

Sam Madison, cornerback (Miami Dolphins)

1974-06-28

Karim Abdul-Jabaar, running back (Miami Dolphins)

1974-08-07

Jeff Buckey, tackle (Miami Dolphins)

1974-10-02

Robert Edwards, Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets

1974-10-29

Mike Crawford, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)

1974-9-01

Ed Perry, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1975-04-22

Brian Manning, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)

1975-06-26

Stacey Mack, Houston Texans vs. Miami Dolphins

1975-08-03

N.D. Kalu, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins

1976-03-21

L.J. Shelton, Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1976-04-10

Anthony Clement, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1976-10-27

Arturo Freeman, Cleveland Browns vs. Miami Dolphins

1976-11-12

Rob Konrad, Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets

1978-11-12

Renaldo Hill, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1979-03-13

David Martin, Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1979-06-30

Travis Minor, Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1980-04-08

Sam Davis, Miami Dolphins vs. San Diego Chargers

1981-04-26

Wade Smith, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins

1981-9-14

Lousaka Polite, New York Jets at Miami Dolphins

1982-01-28

Rex Hadnot, Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1982-05-25

Joe Berger, New York Jets at Miami Dolphins

1983-12-14

Randy Starks, New York Jets at Miami Dolphins

1984-04-20

Anthony Fasano, New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

1985-07-02

Chad Henne, New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

1985-9-13

Davone Bess, New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

1987-07-14

Sean Smith, New York Jets at Miami Dolphins

Miami Dolphins - Notable Weddings

Jimmy JohnsonJul 18, 1999

Miami Dolphins - Weddings
Date Event
1999-07-18

Miami Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson (56) weds longtime girlfriend Rhonda Rookmaaker (45) in the Florida Keys

Miami Dolphins - Deaths
Date Event
1981-07-01

Rusty Chambers, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

1984-06-24

David Overstreet, Miami Dolphins vs. Los Angeles Raiders

1990-01-07

Joseph Robbie, lawyer/NFL owner (Miami Dolphins), dies at 73

2012-02-16

Mike Current, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

2013-06-19

Dave Jennings, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

2013-09-13

Rick Casares, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

2013-11-01

John Mazur, New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins


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