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Pro Football Hall of Fame
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of professional football in the United States with an emphasis on the National Football League . It opened in Canton, Ohio, on September 7, 1963, with 17 charter inductees...
Timeline of Events
1963
1.29.1963
The first inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced.
9.7.1963
The Pro Football Hall of Fame opens in Canton, Ohio with 17 charter members.
1985
1.23.1985
O.J. Simpson becomes the first Heisman Trophy winner elected to the Football Hall of Fame.