This Week in History – The First Broadcast of Football


Thanksgiving Day, 1934 The Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears 14-2.

Thanksgiving Day, 1934
The Detroit Lions beat the Chicago Bears 14-2.

The first broadcast of an NFL game was on Thanksgiving Day, 1934 (Nov. 29).

Pigskin was now a Thanksgiving staple along with turkey.*

 

 

*and that green jello salad thing Aunt Clara always brings.

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