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Tucson, AZ

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.tucson.az.us/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.tucsonchamber.org/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.visittucson.org/

Population:
486699 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1700

County:
Pima County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Tucson Citizen

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
The Art Center Design College
1983
Chaparral College
1972
Pima Community College
1969
University of Arizona
1885

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Pima Air & Space Museum
1976
Arizona State Museum
1893

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
UniSource Energy
1995
Ventana Medical Systems
1985

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Thad Allen
Military
16-Jan-1949   Commandant, US Coast Guard
Rose Bird
Judge
2-Nov-1936 4-Dec-1999 California Chief Justice, 1977-87
Mika Boorem
Actor
18-Aug-1987   The Education of Little Tree
Janet Burroway
Novelist
21-Sep-1936   The Dancer from the Dance
Dennis DeConcini
Politician
8-May-1937   US Senator from Arizona, 1977-95
Kirby Dick
Film Director
23-Aug-1952   This Film Is Not Yet Rated
Barbara Eden
Actor
23-Aug-1934   I Dream of Jeannie
Sean Elliot
Basketball
2-Feb-1968   San Antonio Spurs star, kidney recipient
John Fund
Columnist
8-Apr-1957   The Wall Street Journal
Gabrielle Giffords
Politician
8-Jun-1970   Congresswoman from Arizona, 2007-12
Terry Goddard
Politician
29-Jan-1947   Attorney General of Arizona
Raúl Grijalva
Politician
19-Feb-1948   Congressman, Arizona 7th
Savannah Guthrie
Journalist
27-Dec-1971   NBC News Chief Legal Analyst
Brad Johnson
Actor
24-Oct-1959   Soldier of Fortune, Inc.
Sharon Leal
Actor
17-Oct-1972   Marilyn Sudor on Boston Public
Jared Loughner
Assassin
10-Sep-1988   Tucson Safeway shooter
Chris-Pin Martin
Actor
19-Nov-1893 27-Jun-1953 The Ox-Bow Incident
Linda Ronstadt
Singer
15-Jul-1946   Jerry Brown's former girlfriend
Martin Spanjers
Actor
2-Feb-1987   Rory Hennessy on 8 Simple Rules
Kerri Strug
Gymnastics
19-Nov-1977   Olympic gymnast, Magnificent Seven
Mark Udall
Politician
18-Jul-1950   US Senator from Colorado
Tom Udall
Politician
18-May-1948   US Senator from New Mexico

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rex Allen
Actor
31-Dec-1920 17-Dec-1999 The Arizona Cowboy
Adele Astaire
Dancer
10-Sep-1896 25-Jan-1981 Dance partner of Fred Astaire
Michael Bennett
Dancer
8-Apr-1943 2-Jul-1987 A Chorus Line
Bart Jan Bok
Astronomer
28-Apr-1906 5-Aug-1983 Bok globules
Bill Bonanno
Criminal
5-Nov-1932 1-Jan-2008 Bound by Honor: A Mafioso's Story
Joseph Bonanno
Criminal
18-Jan-1905 12-May-2002 Bonanno crime family
Larry Buchanan
Film Director
31-Jan-1923 2-Dec-2004 Mars Needs Women
Lewis W. Douglas
Politician
2-Jul-1894 7-Mar-1974 US Ambassador to the UK, 1947-50
Richard H. Gallagher
Engineer
17-Nov-1927 30-Sep-1997 Finite element method
Harry Harlow
Psychologist
31-Oct-1905 6-Dec-1981 Comparative psychologist, studied isolation
Joseph Wood Krutch
Naturalist
25-Nov-1893 22-May-1970 The Modern Temper
Willis Lamb
Physicist
12-Jul-1913 15-May-2008 Detailed the hydrogen spectrum
Frank J. Low
Astronomer
23-Nov-1933 11-Jun-2009 Infrared astronomy
Frank O. Lowden
Politician
26-Jan-1861 20-Mar-1943 Governor of Illinois, 1917-21
Lee Marvin
Actor
19-Feb-1924 29-Aug-1987 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
William Masters
Scientist
27-Dec-1915 16-Feb-2001 Human Sexual Response
Linda McCartney
Musician
24-Sep-1941 17-Apr-1998 Beatle wife and photographer
James Merrill
Poet
3-Mar-1926 6-Feb-1995 Nights and Days
Lauris Norstad
Military
24-Mar-1907 12-Sep-1988 Supreme Allied Commander, 1956-63
George Pake
Scientist
1-Apr-1924 4-Mar-2004 First director of Xerox PARC
Westbrook Pegler
Columnist
2-Aug-1894 24-Jun-1969 Ultraconservative newspaper columnist
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
Business
29-Jan-1874 11-May-1960 Built Rockefeller Center
John M. Roll
Judge
8-Feb-1947 8-Jan-2011 US District Court Judge, murdered
Joanna Russ
Author
22-Feb-1937 29-Apr-2011 The Female Man
Margaret Sanger
Activist
14-Sep-1879 6-Sep-1966 Birth control advocate
William R. Sears
Engineer
1-Mar-1913 12-Oct-2002 Airfoil engineer
Alexander Smallens
Conductor
1-Jan-1889 24-Nov-1972 Russian-born American conductor
Larry Smith
Football
12-Sep-1939 28-Jan-2008 Missouri Head Coach, 1994-2000
W. Richard Stevens
Author
5-Feb-1951 1-Sep-1999 UNIX Network Programming
Robert C. Strong
Diplomat
29-Sep-1915 28-Dec-1999 US Ambassador to Iraq, 1963-67



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