1898 – Curly Lambeau Born

On this date Earl "Curly" Lambeau, founder, player, coach, and vice president of the , was born in Green Bay. He founded the Packers in 1919 and served as the team’s only coach through the 1949 season. Lambeau led the Packers to six world championships and is one of only five coaches to record more than 200 coaching victories in the NFL (others are Don Shula, George Halas, Tom Landry and Chuck Noll). Curly Lambeau died on June 1, 1965, at the age of 67. [Source: ]