May 16, 2015: AT&T Stadium welcomes Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean to the venue for a concert performed in front of 47,256 country music fans.

Kenny Chesney photo credit to crowd album dot com

May 16, 1991: Former Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson holds his first practice as the new head coach of the Arena League’s Dallas Texans.

Drew Pearson arena league coach

May 17, 1992: Cowboys cornerback Terrance Mitchell was born in Sacramento, California. Mitchell was drafted by the Cowboys in the 7th round of the 2014 NFL Draft.


May 18, 1984: The sale of the Dallas Cowboys to businessman H.R. “Bum” Bright is formally completed.


May 19, 1986: Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr was born in Flint, Michigan.


May 21, 1995: To raise money for the Oklahoma Relief Fund following the Oklahoma City bombing on the Murrah Federal Building, the “Cowboys’ Dream Team” participates in a charity basketball game and autograph session at Coppell High School. Cowboys players participating in the event include: Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin, Leon Lett, Kevin Smith, Larry Brown and Lincoln Coleman.


May 22, 2007: Cowboys Stadium is named the site of Super Bowl XLV as the North Texas Super Bowl Host Committee is officially awarded the game which will be played in February 6, 2011.

Super Bowl XLV logo