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Arlington, VA

CDP (CENSUS-DESIGNATED PLACE)

Official Website:
http://www.co.arlington.va.us/

Population:
189453 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
--

County:
Arlington County

County in Virginia directly opposite Washington, DC, also a census-designated-place.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
USA Today

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Washington-Lee High School, Arlington, VA
1925

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Promontory Interfinancial Network
2002
In-Q-Tel
1999
Watson Wyatt Worldwide
1995
Friedman Billings Ramsey & Co.
1989
AES
1981
Alcalde & Fay
1973
PBS
1969
CACI International
1962
Strayer Education
1892
Allbritton Communications
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Susie Bright
Columnist
25-Mar-1958   Sexpert, porn critic
Sandra Bullock
Actor
26-Jul-1964   The Net
Katie Couric
Talk Show Host
7-Jan-1957   CBS Evening News
Adam Curry
TV Personality
3-Sep-1964   Former MTV veejay
Zac Hanson
Musician
22-Oct-1985   Member of boy band Hanson
Nidal Malik Hasan
Military
8-Sep-1970   Fort Hood shooting
Mary Landrieu
Politician
23-Nov-1955   US Senator from Louisiana
Mark Linkous
Singer/Songwriter
9-Sep-1962 6-Mar-2010 Sparklehorse
Rich Lowry
Editor
22-Aug-1968   Editor of the National Review
Michele J. Sison
Diplomat
27-May-1959   US Ambassador to Lebanon
Owsley Stanley
Activist
19-Jan-1935 12-Mar-2011 Johnny Appleseed of LSD
Paul Wellstone
Politician
21-Jul-1944 25-Oct-2002 US Senator from Minnesota, 1991-2002

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Barron
Journalist
26-Jan-1930 24-Feb-2005 Soviet espionage expert
Harry Blackmun
Judge
12-Nov-1908 4-Mar-1999 US Supreme Court Justice, 1970-94
Robert Bork
Government
1-Mar-1927 19-Dec-2012 Fired Archibald Cox, later got himself borked
William J. Brennan
Judge
25-Apr-1906 24-Jul-1997 US Supreme Court Justice, 1956-90
David Broder
Journalist
11-Sep-1929 9-Mar-2011 Washington Post reporter
Curtis B. Dall
Military
24-Oct-1896 28-Jun-1991 Liberty Lobby
Bob Davis
Politician
31-Jul-1932 16-Oct-2009 Congressman from Michigan, 1979-93
Glenn R. Davis
Politician
28-Oct-1914 21-Sep-1988 US Congressman from Wisconsin
Charles A. Gabriel
Military
21-Jan-1928 4-Sep-2003 USAF Chief of Staff, 1982-86
Robert Giaimo
Politician
15-Oct-1919 24-May-2006 Congressman from Connecticut, 1959-81
Grace Murray Hopper
Computer Programmer
9-Dec-1906 1-Jan-1992 Computer programming pioneer
Sandy Hume
Journalist
c. 1969 22-Feb-1998 The Hill Correspondent, 1996-98
Maynard Jackson
Politician
23-Mar-1938 23-Jun-2003 First black Mayor of Atlanta
Robert Jastrow
Astronomer
7-Sep-1925 8-Feb-2008 Red Giants and White Dwarfs
Diane Knippers
Religion
6-Jan-1952 18-Apr-2005 Conservative religious strategist
Irving Kristol
Columnist
22-Jan-1920 18-Sep-2009 Influential neocon
Norman F. Lent
Politician
23-Mar-1931 11-Jun-2012 Congressman from New York, 1971-93
John L. Lewis
Labor Leader
12-Feb-1880 11-Jun-1969 President, United Mine Workers, 1920-60
Seymour M. Lipset
Sociologist
18-Mar-1922 31-Dec-2006 American Exceptionalism
Wesley L. McDonald
Military
6-Jul-1924 8-Feb-2008 Led 1983 invasion of Grenada
Edward McGaffigan
Government
8-Dec-1948 2-Sep-2007 NRC Commissioner, 1996-2007
Robert S. Mulliken
Chemist
7-Jun-1896 31-Oct-1986 Molecular orbital theory
Jack Murtha
Politician
17-Jun-1932 8-Feb-2010 Pennsylvania Congressman, 1974-2010
Barbara Olson
TV Personality
27-Dec-1955 11-Sep-2001 Conservative TV pundit
Wilton B. Persons
Government
19-Jan-1896 Sep-1977 Eisenhower's Chief of Staff
William R. Ratchford
Politician
24-May-1934 2-Jan-2011 Congressman from Connecticut, 1979-85
William Rehnquist
Judge
1-Oct-1924 3-Sep-2005 US Chief Justice, 1986-2005
Hyman Rickover
Military
27-Jan-1900 8-Jul-1986 Built the nuclear navy
George Rockwell
Activist
9-Mar-1918 25-Aug-1967 Founded American Nazi Party
Robert F. Seedlock
Military
6-Feb-1913 5-May-2004 Built the Burma Road in WWII
James E. Van Zandt
Politician
18-Dec-1898 6-Jan-1986 Congressman from Pennsylvania
Margita E. White
Government
27-Jun-1937 20-Nov-2002 FCC Commissioner, 1976-79



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