1932 – He was born in El Dorado, Arkansas on the 2nd of August. The Founder of the American Football League
1960 – Frustrated but fabulously rich, Hunt began calling other millionaires, and organized a rival pro football circuit, the American Football League.
1967 – Hunt was also involved in the formation of one now-defunct sports league, the North American Soccer League, a pro circuit.
– Involved in the formation of another now-defunct sports league, the World Championship Tennis, a pro tennis tour.
1972 – The AFC championship trophy is named in his honor, and he was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
– Hunt also helped establish the Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun theme parks.
1982 – Inducted on the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
1993 – Inducted on the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
1999 – The United States Soccer Federation’s championship trophy was re-named in Hunt’s honor.
2006 – Lamar Hunt died at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas of complications related to a ten-year battle with prostate cancer on the 13th of December.