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The Thirties
Sept. 17, 1937: Redskins Trounce as 24,492 Watch Smith's Run Decide Thriller
Dec. 13, 1937: Baugh Stars as Redskins Annex Title
Dec. 13, 1937: This Morning With Shirley Povich
Oct. 2, 1939: Redskins, Giants Play to Scoreless Tie
Oct. 2, 1939: This Morning With Shirley Povich

The Forties
Dec. 1, 1940: Redskins Beat Eagles, 13-6; Win Eastern Title
Dec. 1, 1940: Skins Win Game, O'Brien the Glory as He Bids Farewell
Dec. 9, 1940: 36,000 See Bears Crush Redskins for Title, 73-0
Dec. 9, 1940: This Morning With Shirley Povich
Nov. 24, 1941: Giants' Ten Points in 55 Seconds Defeat Redskins, 20-13
Nov. 24, 1941: This Morning With Shirley Povich
Sept. 8, 1942: Despite Net Gain of One Yard, Giants Win, 14-7
Dec. 4, 1942: Redskins Upset Chi-Bears, 14-6, to Capture League Championship
Dec. 4, 1942: Redskins Finally Get Revenge for 73-0 Loss
Dec. 4, 1942: Apology to Halas and Silence Mark End of Bad Bear Legend
Dec. 4, 1942: Confusion Reigns in Locker Room
Dec. 27, 1943: Bears Rout Redskins to Win Title, 41-21
Dec. 27, 1943: Marshall Escorted From Field by Police After Clash With Bear President
Dec. 9, 1945: Redskins Whip Giants, 17-0, for Eastern Title
Dec. 9, 1945: This Morning With Shirley Povich
Dec. 17, 1945: Redskins Lose Title Battle to Rams, 15-14

The Sixties
Oct. 2, 1961: 37,767 See First Game in Stadium
Oct. 2, 1961: Stadium Big Hit Despite Complaints
Editor's Note: Get more history on RFK Stadium
Jan. 26, 1966: Redskins Name Graham New Head Coach
Nov. 28, 1966: Whitfield Leads 10-Touchdown Spree
Nov. 28, 1966: This Morning With Shirley Povich
Feb. 7, 1969: Vince Lombardi Hired as Redskins Coach
Feb. 7, 1969: This Morning With Shirley Povich
Aug. 10, 1969: Football's George P. Marshall, Founder of Redskins, Dies at 72
Aug. 10, 1969: Marshall Made Redskins a Way of Life
Dec. 15, 1969: Redskins Top Saints to Give Lombardi Winning Season

The Seventies
Sept. 4, 1970: Vince Lombardi Dead at 57
Sept. 4, 1970: Povich: Even at Top, Lombardi Looked Up
Dec. 14, 1970: Brown Joins 1,000-Yard Club as Redskins Win
Jan. 7, 1971: Redskins Hire Allen as Coach
Jan. 1, 1973: Redskins Outclass Cowboys, 26-3, Gain Super Bowl Match With Miami
Jan. 15, 1973: Miami Bursts Redskins' Bubble
Oct. 12, 1974: Jurgensen, Smith Rally Redskins Past Dolphins
May 2, 1975: Teary-Eyed Jurgensen 'Accepts' Retirement
May 2, 1975: Cowboys Are Relieved to See Jurgensen Go
Dec. 22, 1975: Eagles Rout Redskins; Taylor Sets Mark
Jan. 25, 1978: Pardee Signs Three-Year Contract to Coach Redskins

The Eighties
Jan. 6, 1981: Pardee Fired by Redskins
Jan. 13, 1981: Redskins Hire Joe Gibbs
Sept. 13, 1982: Redskins Give Gibbs First Victory, Top Eagles, 37-34
Dec. 20, 1982: Moseley's Kick Puts Redskins in Playoffs, 15-14
Aug. 8, 1982: Huff Inducted Into Hall of Fame
Jan. 23, 1982: Redskins Top Cowboys, Reach Super Bowl
Jan. 31, 1982: Redskins Defeat Dolphins, 27-17, in Super Bowl XVII
Jan. 31, 1982: Magic '70 Chip' Ends Four Decades of Trying
July 31, 1983: Fame Catches Up With Ex-Redskins Mitchell, Jurgensen
Oct. 3, 1983: By Joe, It's Washington at Last, 37-35
Oct. 18, 1983: Defenses Rest as Packers Top Redskins, 48-47
Dec. 16, 1983: Redskins Top Vikings in a Riggins Runaway, 21-7
Dec. 16, 1983: Riggins Off and Running and So Are Redskins
Jan. 2, 1984: Redskins Know the Score (51-7), NFL Is Learning
Jan. 23, 1984: Raiders Dismantle Redskins, Records in Super Bowl, 38-9
Editor's Note: Get complete details of Super Bowl XVIII.
Nov. 19, 1985: Theismann Out for the Year; Redskins Top Giants
Oct. 28, 1986: Clark Bears Burden, Then Takes Blame
Jan. 4, 1987: Redskins Dethrone Bears, 27-13
Jan. 12, 1987: Redskins Aren't Up to Giants, 17-0
Dec. 27, 1987: Williams Brings Relief to Redskins, 27-24
Jan. 11, 1988: Redskins Beat Bears Again, 21-17
Jan. 11, 1988: Green Returns Redskins to Title Game
Jan. 18, 1988: Super in the Crunch, Redskins Win, 17-10
Feb. 1, 1988: Williams Delivers a Super Bowl Triumph
Editor's Note: Get complete details of Super Bowl XXII.
Dec. 11, 1989: Gibbs Gains His 100th as Redskins Survive, 26-21

The Nineties
Nov. 5, 1990: Rutledge Pulls Redskins From Lions' Den, 41-38
Nov. 19, 1990: Rypien Is Back and So Are Redskins, 31-17
Jan. 6, 1991: Redskins Silence Screaming Eagles in Playoffs, 20-6
Jan. 13, 1991: 49ers Head On, Redskins Head Home, 28-10
Jan. 5, 1992: Redskins Put the Hammer Down, Outrun Falcons, 24-7
Jan. 13, 1992: Redskins Make It Super Bowl V, 41-10
Jan. 27, 1992: Redskins Steal the Show, 37-24
Editor's Note: Get complete details of Super Bowl XXVI.
Oct. 13, 1992: Monk Gains Record, Redskins Regain Form, 34-3

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