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Ithaca, NY

CITY

Population:
29287 (2000 census)

County:
Tompkins County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Ithaca Journal

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Ithaca College
1892
Cornell Law School
1887
Cornell University
1865

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tim DeKay
Actor
12-Jun-1963   Carnivāle
George Dyson
Author
1953   Darwin Among the Machines
R. T. French
Business
15-Nov-1828 17-Jun-1893 Yellow mustard
Patrick W. Gross
Business
15-May-1944   Co-Founder, American Management Systems
Alex Haley
Novelist
11-Aug-1921 10-Feb-1992 Roots
Jim Marshall
Politician
31-Mar-1948   Congressman from Georgia, 2003-11
David Foster Wallace
Novelist
21-Feb-1962 12-Sep-2008 Infinite Jest

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
A. R. Ammons
Poet
18-Feb-1926 25-Feb-2001 Sphere
Carl Becker
Historian
7-Sep-1873 10-Apr-1945 Everyman His Own Historian
Hans Bethe
Physicist
2-Jul-1906 6-Mar-2005 Atomic scientist
Ezra Cornell
Business
11-Jan-1807 9-Dec-1874 Founder of Cornell University
Peter Debye
Physicist
24-Mar-1884 2-Nov-1966 Studied molecular structure, dipoles
Paul Peter Ewald
Physicist
23-Jan-1888 22-Aug-1985 X-Ray crystallographer
Thomas Gold
Scientist
22-May-1920 22-Jun-2004 Certain that oil is not a fossil fuel
Bill Gordon
Astronomer
8-Jan-1918 16-Feb-2010 Designed Arecibo radio telescope
Robert C. Richardson
Physicist
26-Jun-1937 19-Feb-2013 Superfluidity of helium-3
Edwin E. Salpeter
Astronomer
3-Dec-1924 26-Nov-2008 Quantitative electron microscopic autoradiography
William Strunk
Author
1-Jul-1869 26-Sep-1946 Elements of Style
Edward Titchener
Psychologist
11-Jan-1867 3-Aug-1927 Structural psychology



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