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Indianapolis, IN

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.indy.gov/

Population:
781870 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1822

County:
Marion County

Capital of Indiana, and county seat of Marion County.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Indianapolis Times
The Indianapolis Star

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Crossroads Bible College
1980
Martin University
1977
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
1969
North Central High School, Indianapolis, IN
1956
University of Indianapolis
1902
Broad Ripple High School, Indianapolis, IN
1886
Butler University
1855
Marian College Indiana
1851

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art
2003
Indiana Medical History Museum
1969
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
1925
Indianapolis Museum of Art
1883
Indiana State Museum
1862

ORCHESTRA

OrchestraFounded
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
1930

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Wellpoint Health Networks
2004
Guidant
1994
Anthem
1993
Emmis Communications
1980
Bindley Western Industries
1968
Kite Realty Group Trust
1968
Simon Property Group
1960
Barnes & Thornburg
1940
Great Lakes Chemical
1933
Marsh Supermarkets
1931
Calumet Specialty Products
1916
Eli Lilly
1876
L. S. Ayres
1872
Baker & Daniels
1863
Clarian Health Partners
 
Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
H. Gardner Ackley
Economist
30-Jun-1915 12-Feb-1998 US Ambassador to Italy, 1968-69
Margaret Anderson
Author
24-Nov-1886 18-Oct-1973 Founder of the Little Review
Philip W. Anderson
Physicist
13-Dec-1923   Solid state physics
Mike Aulby
Bowling
25-Mar-1960   Professional bowler, retired
Allan Bloom
Philosopher
14-Sep-1930 7-Oct-1992 The Closing of the American Mind
Roy Blount, Jr.
Author
5-Oct-1941   Humorist
Monte Blue
Actor
11-Jan-1887 18-Feb-1963 Orphans of the Storm
Theodore R. Boehm
Judge
12-Sep-1938   Justice, Indiana Supreme Court
Connie Booth
Actor
1944   Polly Shearman on Fawlty Towers
Dan Burton
Politician
21-Jun-1938   Congressman, Indiana 5th
Steve Burton
Actor
28-Jun-1970   General Hospital
Maria Cantwell
Politician
13-Oct-1958   US Senator from Washington
André Carson
Politician
16-Oct-1974   Congressman, Indiana 7th
Carol G. Dawson
Government
8-Sep-1937   Conservative activist
John Dillinger
Criminal
22-Jun-1903 22-Jul-1934 Public Enemy Number One
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
Musician
10-Apr-1958   Put Your Heart on the Line
Robert Emhardt
Actor
24-Jul-1914 26-Dec-1994 The Intruder
Mike Epps
Actor
18-Nov-1970   Next Friday
Janet Flanner
Journalist
13-Mar-1892 7-Nov-1978 The New Yorker
Jared Fogle
Meme
1-Dec-1977   Lost 245 lbs eating only fast food
Ken Foree
Actor
29-Feb-1948   Dawn of the Dead
Vivica Fox
Actor
30-Jul-1964   Booty Call
Brendan Fraser
Actor
3-Dec-1968   The Mummy
Stephen Goldsmith
Politician
12-Dec-1946   Mayor of Indianapolis 1992-99
David A. Hager
Business
14-Oct-1956   COO of Kerr-McGee, 2005-06
Louis McHenry Howe
Government
14-Jan-1871 18-Apr-1936 Close advisor to FDR
Freddie Hubbard
Jazz Musician
7-Apr-1938 29-Dec-2008 Hard-bop jazz trumpet soloist
Andrew Jacobs, Jr.
Politician
24-Feb-1932   Congressman from Indiana, 1965-97
J. J. Johnson
Jazz Musician
22-Jan-1924 4-Feb-2001 Jazz trombonist
Doug Jones
Actor
24-May-1960   Pan's Labyrinth
Jim Jontz
Politician
18-Dec-1951 14-Apr-2007 Congressman from Indiana, 1987-93
Ron Klain
Attorney
8-Aug-1961   Vice President Biden's Chief of Staff, 2009-11
Jeff Kottkamp
Politician
12-Nov-1960   Lt. Governor of Florida
Adam Lambert
Singer
29-Jan-1982   American Idol
Janet Langhart
First Lady
22-Dec-1941   Ex-First Lady of the Pentagon
Bud Lee
Film Director
Sep-1955   Prodigious porn director
Hyapatia Lee
Pornstar
11-Nov-1960   Hy Heeled Drifter, Titty Committee
Terry Lester
Actor
13-Apr-1950 28-Nov-2003 The Young and the Restless
David Letterman
Talk Show Host
12-Apr-1947   The Late Show
Todd Lickliter
Basketball
17-Apr-1955   Head Coach, University of Iowa
Ruth Lilly
Philanthropist
2-Aug-1915 30-Dec-2009 Philanthropic heir to Lilly fortune
Dick Lugar
Politician
4-Apr-1932   US Senator from Indiana
Peter Lupus
Actor
17-Jun-1932   Willy Armitage on Mission: Impossible
Charles Major
Novelist
25-Jul-1856 13-Feb-1913 When Knighthood Was in Flower
Roger A. Meece
Diplomat
1949   US Ambassador to Congo, 2004-07
Anthony Montgomery
Actor
2-Jun-1971   Ensign Mayweather on Star Trek: Enterprise
Wes Montgomery
Jazz Musician
6-Mar-1925 15-Jun-1968 Superb jazz guitarist
Ryan Murphy
Screenwriter
9-Nov-1965   Creator, Glee
Woodrow A. Myers, Jr.
Doctor
14-Feb-1954   EVP at Wellpoint, 2000-05
Robert Paige
Actor
2-Dec-1910 21-Dec-1987 Son of Dracula
Jane Pauley
Talk Show Host
31-Oct-1950   Host of Today Show, 1976-89
Bart Peterson
Politician
15-Jun-1958   Mayor of Indianapolis
Dan Quayle
Politician
4-Feb-1947   Vice President under George H.W. Bush
Marilyn Quayle
First Lady
29-Jul-1949   Wife of Dan Quayle
Mike Quigley
Politician
17-Oct-1958   Congressman, Illinois 5th
Trista Rehn
Actor
28-Oct-1972   The Bachelorette
Adam Rifkin
Film Director
31-Dec-1966   Detroit Rock City
Jill S. Ruckelshaus
Business
1937   Wife of William Ruckelshaus
William Ruckelshaus
Government
24-Jul-1932   Twice EPA administrator
Jake Short
Actor
30-May-1997   Fletcher Quimby on A.N.T. Farm
Noble Sissle
Composer
10-Jul-1889 17-Dec-1975 Shuffle Along
Walter Bedell Smith
Government
5-Oct-1895 9-Aug-1961 CIA Director, 1950-53
Stephen Sommers
Screenwriter
20-Mar-1962   The Mummy
Ted Stevens
Politician
18-Nov-1923 10-Aug-2010 US Senator from Alaska, 1968-2009
Patty Stonesifer
Business
1956   Co-Chair of Gates Foundation
Marc Summers
Talk Show Host
11-Nov-1951   Super Sloppy Double Dare
Booth Tarkington
Novelist
29-Jul-1869 19-May-1946 The Magnificent Ambersons
John D. Tinder
Judge
17-Feb-1950   7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Albert Von Tilzer
Songwriter
29-Mar-1878 1-Oct-1956 Take Me Out To The Ball Game
Kurt Vonnegut
Novelist
11-Nov-1922 11-Apr-2007 Slaughterhouse Five
Kristina Wagner
Actor
30-Oct-1963   General Hospital
Jack Walton
Politician
6-Mar-1881 25-Nov-1949 Governor of Oklahoma, 1923, impeached
Mark Warner
Politician
15-Dec-1954   US Senator from Virginia
Clifton Webb
Actor
11-Nov-1889 13-Oct-1966 Laura
Dick Weber
Bowling
23-Dec-1929 13-Feb-2005 Professional bowler
Lauren Weedman
Comic
1969   The Daily Show correspondent
Randy Wittman
Basketball
28-Oct-1959   Head Coach, Minnesota Timberwolves
Mike Woodson
Basketball
24-Mar-1958   Coach, New York Knicks
Marguerite Young
Author
28-Aug-1908 17-Nov-1995 Miss MacIntosh, My Darling
Harry von Zell
Actor
11-Jul-1906 21-Nov-1981 You're in the Navy Now

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Myles Brand
Educator
17-May-1942 16-Sep-2009 President of the NCAA, 2003-09
Julia Carson
Politician
8-Jul-1938 15-Dec-2007 Congresswoman from Indiana, 1997-2007
George N. Craig
Politician
6-Aug-1909 17-Dec-1992 Governor of Indiana, 1953-57
Charles W. Fairbanks
Politician
11-May-1852 4-Jun-1918 Vice President under Theodore Roosevelt
Frances Farmer
Actor
19-Sep-1913 1-Aug-1970 Hollywood actress, institutionalized
Benjamin Harrison
Head of State
20-Aug-1833 13-Mar-1901 23rd President of the US, 1889-93
Thomas Andrews Hendricks
Politician
7-Sep-1819 25-Nov-1885 Grover Cleveland's Vice President
Kin Hubbard
Cartoonist
1-Sep-1868 26-Dec-1930 Abe Martin of Brown County
Andrew Jacobs, Sr.
Politician
22-Feb-1906 17-Dec-1992 Congressman from Indiana, 1949-51
J. J. Johnson
Jazz Musician
22-Jan-1924 4-Feb-2001 Jazz trombonist
Etheridge Knight
Poet
19-Apr-1931 10-Mar-1991 Poems from Prison
Eli Lilly
Business
8-Jul-1838 6-Jun-1898 Founder of Eli Lilly & Co.
Ruth Lilly
Philanthropist
2-Aug-1915 30-Dec-2009 Philanthropic heir to Lilly fortune
Wes Montgomery
Jazz Musician
6-Mar-1925 15-Jun-1968 Superb jazz guitarist
Oliver Perry Morton
Politician
4-Aug-1823 1-Nov-1877 US Senator from Indiana, 1867-77
Hermann J. Muller
Scientist
21-Dec-1890 5-Apr-1967 Genetic effects of radiation
Ken Olsen
Business
20-Feb-1925 6-Feb-2011 Founder of Digital Equipment Corporation
Robert D. Orr
Politician
17-Nov-1917 10-Mar-2004 Governor of Indiana, 1989-92
James Whitcomb Riley
Poet
7-Oct-1849 22-Jul-1916 The Hoosier Poet
J. Patrick Rooney
Business
13-Dec-1927 15-Sep-2008 Golden Rule Insurance
Booth Tarkington
Novelist
29-Jul-1869 19-May-1946 The Magnificent Ambersons
Bill Vukovich
Auto Racing
13-Dec-1918 30-May-1955 Winner, 1953 and 1954 Indianapolis 500
Matthew E. Welsh
Politician
15-Sep-1912 28-May-1995 Governor of Indiana, 1961-65
Ryan White
Victim
6-Dec-1971 8-Apr-1990 Suburban kid, AIDS activist
Marguerite Young
Author
28-Aug-1908 17-Nov-1995 Miss MacIntosh, My Darling



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