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Colorado Springs, CO

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.springsgov.com/

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

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

Population:
360890 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1871

County:
El Paso County

Founded 1871 as Fountain Colony by Gen. William J. Palmer.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Pikes Peak Community College
1968
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
1965
Colorado Technical University
1965
Nazarene Bible College
1964
US Air Force Academy
1954
Colorado College
1874

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
SRC Computers
1996

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Juli Ashton
Pornstar
5-Oct-1969   Butt Detective
Kelly Bishop
Actor
28-Feb-1944   Emily Gilmore on Gilmore Girls
Michael Boatman
Actor
25-Oct-1964   Carter Heywood on Spin City
Spring Byington
Actor
17-Oct-1886 7-Sep-1971 You Can't Take it With You
Lon Chaney
Actor
1-Apr-1883 26-Aug-1930 The Phantom of the Opera
John Dingell
Politician
6-Jul-1926   US Congressman, Michigan 15th
Goose Gossage
Baseball
5-Jul-1951   MLB relief pitcher
Ancel Keys
Scientist
26-Jan-1904 20-Nov-2004 Nutritionist, created the K ration
Bob Livingston
Politician
30-Apr-1943   Congressman from Louisiana, 1977-99
Chase Masterson
Actor
26-Feb-1963   Leeta on Star Trek: DS9
Frank Nelson
Actor
6-May-1911 12-Sep-1986 Foil to Jack Benny
Anne Parrish
Novelist
12-Nov-1888 5-Sep-1957 Loads of Love
Talcott Parsons
Sociologist
13-Dec-1902 8-May-1979 The Structure of Social Action
Sherry Stringfield
Actor
24-Jun-1967   Dr. Susan Lewis on ER
Jim Turner
Actor
1952   Kirby on Arli$$, Randee of the Redwoods
Vaughn Ververs
Journalist
10-Jan-1969   Editor of The Hotline 2002-05
Scott Walker
Politician
2-Nov-1967   Governor of Wisconsin

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Earl Blaik
Football
15-Feb-1897 6-May-1989 Head Coach at Army, 1941-58
Norman Brinker
Business
3-Jun-1931 9-Jun-2009 CEO of Brinker International, 1983-95
Seymour Cray
Inventor
28-Sep-1925 5-Oct-1996 Inventor of Cray supercomputers
Ruth Etting
Singer
23-Nov-1896 24-Sep-1978 Love Me or Leave Me
Leo A. Hoegh
Politician
30-Mar-1908 15-Jul-2000 Governor of Iowa, 1955-57
Bob Johnson
Hockey
4-Mar-1931 26-Nov-1991 Badger Bob, coach and Hall of Famer
William Vaughn Moody
Playwright
8-Jul-1869 17-Oct-1910 The Great Divide
Ben G. Wright
Publisher
c. 1911 10-Apr-2001 Publisher, Field and Stream



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