|25 Mar 1918
||Howard William Cohen born, Winston-Salem NC.
||Marries Mary Edith "Emmy" Abrams.
||Becomes a sportscaster.
|25 Jan 1976
||The Harlem Globetrotters play the Washington Generals at Attica Correctional Facility, narrated by Howard Cosell. From time to time in the 70's and 80's, ABC Sports would rebroadcast this game.
|11 Oct 1985
||Film Better Off Dead, featuring Japanese streetracer kids who have learned to speak English listening only to Howard Cosell.
||Wife Mary dies.
||Cancerous tumor removed from chest.
|23 Apr 1995
||Howard Cosell dies of a heart embolism, New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases.