Currently alive, at 63 years of age.
1952 – Born on the 2nd of June in Queens, New York City. He is an American lawyer who has served as commissioner.
1974 – Studied labor relations at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he was a Brother of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, and graduated.
1977 – After receiving a Juris Doctor degree from New York University, Bettman joined the large New York City law firm of Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn.
1981 – In the NBA, Bettman served as the assistant general counsel under his mentor David Stern.
1993 – Served as commissioner of the National Hockey League since February.
2007 – He has most recently been criticized for his handling of the sale of the Nashville Predators.