1936 – Born on the 29th of December in Elmwood Park, lllinois.
1954 – He accepted a football scholarship to the University of lllinois.
1962 – He was the MVP of the NFL Championship game.
1969 – He was named the greatest linebacker in NFL history.
1978 – He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
1998 – He died on the 8th of March in Venice, Florida.