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Tampa, FL

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.tampagov.net/

Population:
303447 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1849

County:
Hillsborough County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Tampa Tribune

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Life Christian University
1995
Hillsborough Community College
1968
University of South Florida
1956
University of Tampa
1933
Everest University
1890

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Tampa Museum of Science & Industry
1982
Tampa Museum of Art
1979

AQUARIUM

AquariumFounded
Florida Aquarium
1995

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Outback Steakhouse
1988
WellCare Health Plans
1985
Holland & Knight
1968
Walter Industries
1946
TECO Energy
1893
Gerdau Ameristeel
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cannonball Adderley
Jazz Musician
15-Sep-1928 8-Aug-1975 Alto sax blower
Pam Bondi
Government
17-Nov-1965   Attorney General of Florida
Evelyn Brent
Actor
20-Oct-1899 4-Jun-1975 Underworld
Aaron Carter
Singer
7-Dec-1987   Backstreet boy Nick Carter's brother
Robert Gant
Actor
13-Jul-1968   Ben on Queer as Folk
Joanna Garcia
Actor
10-Aug-1979   Cheyenne Hart-Montgomery on Reba
Steve Garvey
Baseball
22-Dec-1948   Former LA Dodger
Sam M. Gibbons
Politician
20-Jan-1920 9-Oct-2012 Congressman from Florida, 1963-97
Dwight Gooden
Baseball
16-Nov-1964   Pitcher, New York Mets
Brooke Hogan
Relative
5-May-1988   Daughter of Hulk Hogan
Tony LaRussa
Baseball
4-Oct-1944   Manager, St. Louis Cardinals, 1996-2011
Al Lopez
Baseball
20-Aug-1908 30-Oct-2005 Catcher, manager, MLB Hall-of-Famer
Bob Martinez
Politician
25-Dec-1934   Governor of Florida, 1987-91
Tino Martinez
Baseball
7-Dec-1967   Former Yankees first baseman
Butterfly McQueen
Actor
7-Jan-1911 22-Dec-1995 Gone with the Wind
Sarah Paulson
Actor
17-Dec-1974   Down with Love
Lou Piniella
Baseball
28-Aug-1943   Manager, Chicago Cubs
Shawn Pyfrom
Actor
16-Aug-1986   Desperate Housewives
Adrian R'Mante
Actor
3-Feb-1978   Esteban on The Suite Life
Bebe Rebozo
Business
17-Nov-1912 8-May-1998 Nixon confidant
Frederick Ryan, Jr.
Business
12-Apr-1955   CEO of Allbritton Communications
David Sanborn
Musician
30-Jul-1945   Saxophone player
Gary Sheffield
Baseball
18-Nov-1968   Atlanta Braves, Yankees outfielder
Amber Smith
Model
2-Mar-1972   Supermodel, Michelob shill
Brittany Snow
Actor
9-Mar-1986   Meg Pryor on American Dreams
Mel Tillis
Country Musician
8-Aug-1932   I Ain't Never
Dreama Walker
Actor
20-Jun-1986   June on Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Brian "Crush" Adams
Wrestling
4-Apr-1964 13-Aug-2007 WWE wrestler
Tom Aldredge
Actor
28-Feb-1928 22-Jul-2011 Into The Woods
Doyle E. Carlton
Politician
6-Jul-1885 25-Oct-1972 Governor of Florida, 1929-33
Angelo Dundee
Boxing
30-Aug-1921 1-Feb-2012 Always in Muhammad Ali's corner
Sam M. Gibbons
Politician
20-Jan-1920 9-Oct-2012 Congressman from Florida, 1963-97
Ryszard Kuklinski
Spy
13-Jun-1930 10-Feb-2004 Polish Cold War era spy who worked with CIA
Al Lopez
Baseball
20-Aug-1908 30-Oct-2005 Catcher, manager, MLB Hall-of-Famer
John McKay
Football
5-Jul-1923 10-Jun-2001 USC Trojans Head Coach, 1960-75
Norman Schwarzkopf
Military
22-Aug-1934 27-Dec-2012 Leader in Persian Gulf War
Noble Sissle
Composer
10-Jul-1889 17-Dec-1975 Shuffle Along
George Steinbrenner
Baseball
4-Jul-1930 13-Jul-2010 Owner, New York Yankees
Johnny Vander Meer
Baseball
2-Nov-1914 6-Oct-1997 Pitched two consecutive no-hitters
Alec Waugh
Author
8-Jul-1898 3-Sep-1981 The Loom of Youth



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