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TIMELINE OF EVENTS

1871
1872The club is beleived to have been founded
1873First game as a junior club
1877Club joins the VFA seniors competition
1881
1882Club establishes it's home at the East Melbourne Cricket Ground
1891
1891VFA Premiership
1892VFA Premiership
1893VFA Premiership
1894VFA Premiership (4th in succession)
1896Club joins breakaway group to form the VFL
1897Essendon wins the first VFL premiership: No Grand Final Played
1901
1901Premiership: 6,7 (43) def Collingwood 2,4 (16)
1911
1911Jack Worall appointed Essendon's first coach
Premiership: 5,11 (41) def Collingwood 4,11 (35)
1912Premiership: 5,17 (45) def South Melbourne 4,9 (33)
1916Did not compete due to the war
1917Did not compete due to the war
1920Percy Ogden appointed coach
1921
1922Club moves it's home from East Melbourne to Windy Hill
Syd Barker appointed coach
1923Premiership: 8,15 (63) def Fitzroy 6,10 (46)
1924Frank Maher appointed coach
Premiership: No Grand Final Played
1928Charlie Hardy appointed coach
1931
1931Garnett Campbell appointed coach
1934Charlie May appointed coach
Dick Reynolds wins brownlow medal
1936Jack Baggott appointed coach
1937Dick Reynolds wins brownlow medal
1938Dick Reynolds wins brownlow medal
1940Dick Reynolds appointed coach
1941
1942Premiership: 19,18 (132) def Richmond 11,13 (79)
1946Premiership: 22,18 (150) def Melbourne 13,9 (87)
1949Premiership: 18,17 (125) def Carlton 6,16 (52)
1950Premiership: 13,14 (92) def North Melbourne 7,12 (54)
1951
1952Bill Hutchison wins brownlow medal
1953Bill Hutchison wins brownlow medal
1961
1961John Coleman appointed coach
1962Premiership: 13,12 (90) def Carlton 8,10 (58)
1965Premiership: 14,21 (105) def St Kilda 9,16 (70)
1971
1971John Birt appointed coach
1972Des Tuddenahm appointed coach
1976Bill Stephen appointed coach
Graham Moss wins brownlow medal
1978Barry Davis appointed coach
1981
1981Kevin Sheedy appointed coach
1984Premiership: 14,21 (105) def Hawthorn 12,9 (81)
1985Premiership: 26,14 (170) def Hawthorn 14,8 (92)
1991
1992Essendon moves home games from Windy Hill to the MCG
1993Premiership: 20,13 (133) def Carlton 13,11 (89)
Gavin Wanganeen wins brownlow medal
1996James Hird wins brownlow medal
2000Essendon moves home games from the MCG to Colonial Stadium
Premiership: 19,21 (135) def Melbourne 11,9 (75)
The 2000 team after winning the premiership
The 2000 team after winning the premiership
2001
2001Premiership????