Currently alive, at 49 years of age.
1966 – Aikman was born in West Covina, California on November 21, 1966.
1984 – Aikman started as a freshmen in Oklahoma due to injuries to the other quarterbacks ahead of him.
1987 – Aikman led the University of California at Los Angeles to 20-16 victory over University of Florida in 1987 Aloha Bowl.
1989 – Set a new record NFL rookie record for most yards thrown in one game and led the University of California at Los Angeles to 17-3 victory over University of Arkansas in 1989 Cotton Bowl.
1991 – He made it to the playoffs.
1992 – Founded Troy Aikman Foundation.
1993 – Aikman and the Dallas Cowboys went to the super bowl. Became the MVP of the 1993 Super Bowl.
1997 – Received the Walton Payton Man of the Year Award.
1998 – Received the NFL Man of the Year Award.
1999 – He was ranked No. 95 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Football Players.
2001 – Aikman joined Fox’s NFC telecast as a color commentator for the 2001 season.
2004 – He received an Emmy Award nomination for his television work.
2005 – He worked Fox’s broadcast of Super Bowl XXXXIX on February 2005. He was inducted into the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor with his longtime teammates Michael Irvin and Emmitt Smith on September 19, 2005. He established Hall of Fame Racing with Terry Labonte and Tony Raines.
2006 – He was considered as one of the best NFL quarterbacks of his era and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on February 2006. He was one of six players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 5, 2006.