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Dayton, OH

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.dayton.oh.us/

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

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

Population:
166179 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1795

County:
Montgomery County

Founded circa 1795 by Jonathan Dayton (a signer of the Declaration of Independence) and other Revolutionary War veterans. It became the county seat of Montgomery County in 1803.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Dayton Daily News

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Dayton
1850

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Dayton Art Institute
1919

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
NewPage
2005
NCR
1884
Mead
1881

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tom Aldredge
Actor
28-Feb-1928 22-Jul-2011 Into The Woods
Barbara Cox Anthony
Business
8-Dec-1922 28-May-2007 Cox Enterprises billionaire
Irving Babbitt
Philosopher
2-Aug-1865 15-Jul-1933 Early leader of Neohumanism
Erma Bombeck
Columnist
21-Feb-1927 22-Apr-1996 The Grass is Always Greener
Richard H. Brodhead
Educator
1947   President, Duke University
Ralph Byrd
Actor
22-Apr-1909 18-Aug-1952 Dick Tracy
Nancy Cartwright
Actor
25-Oct-1959   Voice of Bart Simpson
Anne Cox Chambers
Business
1-Dec-1919   Billionaire, former US Ambassador to Belgium
Damian Chapa
Actor
29-Oct-1963   Street Fighter
Roger Clemens
Baseball
4-Aug-1962   Twice pitched 20 strikeouts
Kelley Deal
Guitarist
10-Jun-1961   Sometime guitarist for The Breeders
Kim Deal
Bassist
10-Jun-1961   Pixies, Breeders bassist
Diana Lady Dougan
Diplomat
13-Jan-1943   Former US Ambassador
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Poet
27-Jun-1872 9-Feb-1906 Lyrics of a Lowly Life
Charles A. Ford
Diplomat
c. 1950   US Ambassador to Honduras
Cathy Guisewite
Cartoonist
5-Sep-1950   Cathy
Tony P. Hall
Politician
16-Jan-1942   Congressman from Ohio, 1979-2002
Chick Harbert
Golf
20-Feb-1915 1-Sep-1992 Winner, 1954 PGA Championship
Dorian Harewood
Actor
6-Aug-1950   Full Metal Jacket
Paul Iams
Business
11-Aug-1915 26-Oct-2004 Pet food manufacturer
Tommy James
Musician
29-Apr-1947   Crimson and Clover
Allison Janney
Actor
19-Nov-1959   C. J. Cregg on The West Wing
Ken Jenkins
Actor
28-Aug-1940   Dr. Bob Kelso on Scrubs
Gordon Jump
Actor
1-Apr-1932 22-Sep-2003 Maytag repairman who headed WKRP
Paul R. Leonard
Politician
3-Jul-1943   Lt. Governor of Ohio, 1987-91
Carl H. Lindner
Business
22-Apr-1919 17-Oct-2011 Cincinnati billionaire
Chad Lowe
Actor
15-Jan-1968   Jesse McKenna on Life Goes On
Manning Marable
Educator
13-May-1950 1-Apr-2011 Beyond Black and White
Edwin M. Martin
Government
21-May-1908 12-Jan-2002 US Ambassador to Argentina, 1964-68
Raymond J. McGuire
Business
1957   Citigroup M&A executive
Edwin Moses
Track and Field
31-Aug-1955   Olympic hurdler
Patrick Nagel
Artist
25-Nov-1945 4-Feb-1984 The Nagel Woman
Clarence Page
Columnist
2-Jun-1947   Newspaper columnist, talking head
Daniel Edward Pilarczyk
Religion
12-Aug-1934   Catholic Archbishop of Cincinnati
Gary Sandy
Actor
25-Dec-1945   Andy Travis on WKRP
Mike Schmidt
Baseball
27-Sep-1949   Phillies third baseman
Martin Sheen
Actor
3-Aug-1940   The West Wing
Sidney Souers
Government
30-Mar-1892 14-Jan-1973 CIA Director, 1946
Billy Strayhorn
Composer
29-Nov-1915 31-May-1967 Take the A Train
Strobe Talbott
Government
25-Apr-1946   Time journalist, Deputy Secy. of State
Andrea Thompson
Actor
6-Jan-1960   Det. Kirkendall on NYPD Blue
Michael Turner
Politician
11-Jan-1960   Congressman, Ohio 3rd
Thomas J. Watson, Jr.
Business
14-Jan-1914 31-Dec-1993 CEO of IBM, 1956-71
James B. Weaver
Politician
12-Jun-1833 6-Feb-1912 Congressman from Iowa, 1885-89
Leslie H. Wexner
Business
8-Sep-1937   CEO of Limited Brands
Charles W. Whalen, Jr.
Politician
31-Jul-1920 27-Jun-2011 Congressman from Ohio, 1967-79
Jonathan Winters
Comic
11-Nov-1925 11-Apr-2013 Mearth, son of Mork
Orville Wright
Aviator
19-Aug-1871 30-Jan-1948 Co-Inventor of the airplane

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Poet
27-Jun-1872 9-Feb-1906 Lyrics of a Lowly Life
Charles F. Kettering
Engineer
29-Aug-1876 25-Nov-1958 Invented the electric starter
Ted Ross
Actor
30-Jun-1934 3-Sep-2002 Cowardly Lion in The Wiz
Orville Wright
Aviator
19-Aug-1871 30-Jan-1948 Co-Inventor of the airplane
Wilbur Wright
Aviator
16-Apr-1867 30-May-1912 Co-Inventor of the airplane



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