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San Antonio, TX

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.sat.tx.us/

Chamber of Commerce:
Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.visitsanantonio.com/

Population:
1144646 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1731

County:
Bexar County, Comal County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
San Antonio Express-News

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Texas at San Antonio
1969
Texas Military Institute
1893
University of the Incarnate Word
1881
Trinity University Texas
1869
St. Mary's University Texas
1852

LIBRARY

LibraryFounded
San Antonio Public Library
1903

ZOO

ZooFounded
San Antonio Zoo and Aquarium
1914

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
NuStar Energy
2001
Rackspace
1998
SBC
1984
Valero
1980
Cullen/Frost Bankers
1977
Clear Channel
1972
Tesoro Petroleum
1964
Ultramar
1961
USAA
1922
Southwestern Bell
1920
AT&T
1885

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rodney Alcala
Criminal
23-Aug-1943   The Dating Game killer
Kevin Alejandro
Actor
7-Apr-1976   Jesus Velasquez on True Blood
Cresencio S. Arcos
Diplomat
10-Nov-1943   US Ambassador to Honduras, 1990-93
Taylor Ball
Actor
28-Dec-1987   Brian Miller on Still Standing
Florence Bates
Actor
15-Apr-1888 31-Jan-1954 The Moon and Sixpence
Frank A. Bennack, Jr.
Business
12-Feb-1933   CEO of Hearst, 1979-2002
Henry Bonilla
Politician
2-Jan-1954   Congressman from Texas, 1993-2007
Jesse Borrego
Actor
1-Aug-1962   Gael Ortega on 24
Carol Burnett
Actor
26-Apr-1933   The Carol Burnett Show
Henry Catto
Government
6-Dec-1930   US Ambassador to the UK, 1989-91
Ricardo Chavira
Actor
1-Sep-1971   Desperate Housewives
Henry Cisneros
Politician
11-Jun-1947   Secretary of HUD, 1993-97
Ramon C. Cortines
Educator
22-Jul-1932   Prominent schools superintendent
Joan Crawford
Actor
23-Mar-1905 10-May-1977 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Christopher Cross
Singer
3-May-1951   Sailing
Al Freeman, Jr.
Actor
21-Mar-1934 10-Aug-2012 Malcolm X
Edward D. Garza
Politician
c. 1969   Mayor of San Antonio, 2001-05
Emilio M. Garza
Judge
1-Aug-1947   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Cito Gaston
Baseball
17-Mar-1944   Manager, Toronto Blue Jays, 1989-97 and 2008-10
Paul Gigot
Columnist
1955   Wall Street Journal columnist
Summer Glau
Actor
24-Jul-1981   River Tam on Firefly
Alberto Gonzales
Government
4-Aug-1955   US Attorney General, 2005-07
Charlie Gonzalez
Politician
5-May-1945   Congressman, Texas 20th
Henry B. Gonzalez
Politician
3-May-1916 28-Nov-2000 Congressman from Texas, 1961-99
Nicholas Gonzalez
Actor
3-Jan-1976   Alex Santiago on Resurrection Blvd.
Paul W. Green
Judge
6-Mar-1952   Justice, Texas Supreme Court
John D. Harkey, Jr.
Business
12-Sep-1960   Consolidated Restaurant Operations
Stephen Herek
Film Director
10-Nov-1958   Mr. Holland's Opus
Steve Howey
Actor
12-Jul-1977   Van Montgomery on Reba
Rita Jenrette
Relative
25-Nov-1949   My Capitol Secrets
Sam Johnson
Politician
11-Oct-1930   Congressman, Texas 3rd
Glenn Jordan
Film Director
5-Apr-1936   Barbarians at the Gate
Cresson H. Kearny
Inventor
7-Jan-1914 18-Dec-2003 Patriot, inventor, survivalist idol
William Cardinal Keeler
Religion
4-Mar-1931   Archbishop of Baltimore, 1989-2007
Gary C. Kelly
Business
1955   CEO of Southwest Airlines
Warren Kole
Actor
23-Sep-1977   Wes Mitchell on Common Law
Lucien Littlefield
Actor
16-Aug-1895 4-Jun-1960 American character actor
David Lowery
Musician
10-Sep-1960   Camper Van Beethoven, Cracker
Vilma S. Martinez
Attorney
17-Oct-1943   US Ambassador to Argentina
Bruce McGill
Actor
11-Jul-1950   Character actor, Animal House
Larry C. Napper
Diplomat
27-Nov-1947   US Ambassador to Kazakhstan, 2001-04
John Allen Nelson
Actor
28-Aug-1959   Warren Lockridge on Santa Barbara
Oliver North
Military
7-Oct-1943   Perjuring Iran-Contra figure
Norah O'Donnell
Journalist
23-Jan-1974   CBS Chief White House Correspondent
Jared Padalecki
Actor
19-Jul-1982   Supernatural
Scott Pelley
Journalist
28-Jul-1957   CBS Evening News
Edward C. Prado
Judge
7-Jun-1947   5th Circuit Court of Appeals
Ann Prentiss
Actor
27-Nov-1939 12-Jan-2010 Sgt. Candy Kane on Captain Nice
Paula Prentiss
Actor
4-Mar-1938   What's New, Pussycat?
John Quiñones
Journalist
23-May-1952   Primetime: What Would You Do?
Kevin Reynolds
Film Director
17-Jan-1952   Waterworld
James Roday
Actor
4-Apr-1976   Shawn Spencer on Psych
Robert Rodriguez
Film Director
20-Jun-1968   El Mariachi
Samuel I. Rosenman
Government
13-Feb-1896 24-Jun-1973 White House Counsel, 1943-46
Michael E. Ryan
Military
24-Dec-1941   USAF Chief of Staff, 1997-2001
Doug Sahm
Musician
6-Nov-1941 18-Nov-1999 Sir Douglas Quintet
David Scott
Astronaut
6-Jun-1932   Commander, Apollo 15
Karen Sharpe
Actor
20-Sep-1934   Laura Thomas on Johnny Ringo
Bud Shivers
Business
1946   Texans for Quality Health Care
John Silber
Educator
15-Aug-1926 27-Sep-2012 President of Boston University, 1971-96
Spencer Silver
Chemist
6-Feb-1941   Post-It notes
Lamar Smith
Politician
19-Nov-1947   Congressman, Texas 21st
Tabitha Soren
Journalist
19-Aug-1967   MTV News
Whitley Strieber
Novelist
13-Jun-1945   Alien-abductee wrote Communion
Henry Thomas
Actor
8-Sep-1971   E.T.: The Extraterrestrial
Karen Tumulty
Journalist
1-Dec-1955   Time political correspondent
Alan Wheat
Politician
16-Oct-1951   Congressman from Missouri, 1983-95
Bill White
Politician
16-Jun-1954   Mayor of Houston, 2004-10
Ed White
Astronaut
14-Nov-1930 27-Jan-1967 First American to walk in space

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Avedon
Photographer
13-May-1923 1-Oct-2004 Photographer of the human predicament
Jacques Barzun
Historian
30-Nov-1907 25-Oct-2012 From Dawn to Decadence
Jim Bowie
Military
10-Apr-1796 6-Mar-1836 Knife fighter, Alamo combatant
Glenn Corbett
Actor
17-Aug-1930 16-Jan-1993 Lincoln Case on Route 66
Davy Crockett
Military
17-Aug-1786 6-Mar-1836 King of the Wild Frontier
H. L. Davis
Novelist
18-Oct-1894 31-Oct-1960 Honey in the Horn
Samuel Gompers
Labor Leader
27-Jan-1850 13-Dec-1924 First President of the AFL
Henry B. Gonzalez
Politician
3-May-1916 28-Nov-2000 Congressman from Texas, 1961-99
William M. Jardine
Educator
16-Jan-1879 17-Jan-1955 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1925-29
Salem bin Laden
Relative
1946 29-May-1988 Osama's brother
Pola Negri
Actor
31-Dec-1894 1-Aug-1987 Sultry silent film diva
John D. Ryan
Military
10-Dec-1915 27-Oct-1983 USAF Chief of Staff, 1969-73
Nathan F. Twining
Military
11-Oct-1897 29-Mar-1982 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1957-60
Jonathan M. Wainwright
Military
23-Aug-1883 2-Sep-1953 Commander of the Philippines
William Jenkins Worth
Military
1-Mar-1794 7-May-1849 Namesake of Fort Worth, TX



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