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Knoxville, TN

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.knoxville.tn.us/

Population:
173890 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1791

County:
Knox County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Knoxville News Sentinel

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Tennessee
1794

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Knoxville Museum of Art
1961

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Regal Entertainment Group
1999

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James Agee
Poet
27-Nov-1909 16-May-1955 A Death in the Family
Victor Ashe
Diplomat
1-Jan-1945   US Ambassador to Poland
Robin Beard
Politician
21-Aug-1939 16-Jun-2007 Congressman from Tennessee, 1973-83
Polly Bergen
Actor
14-Jul-1930   Cape Fear
Carl Butler
Country Musician
2-Jun-1927 4-Sep-1992 Don't Let Me Cross Over
Millard F. Caldwell
Politician
6-Feb-1897 23-Oct-1984 Governor of Florida, 1945-49
Kenny Chesney
Country Musician
26-Mar-1968   You Had Me From Hello
John Cooper
Football
2-Jul-1937   OSU Head Coach, 1988-2000
John Cullum
Actor
2-Mar-1930   Holling Vincoeur on Northern Exposure
Cleavant Derricks
Actor
15-May-1953   Rembrandt Brown on Sliders
Dale Dickey
Actor
29-Sep-1961   Patty on My Name Is Earl
Harold W. Furchtgott-Roth
Government
1957   FCC Commissioner, 1997-2001
Nikki Giovanni
Poet
7-Jun-1943   Black Feeling, Black Talk
Bill Haslam
Politician
23-Aug-1958   Governor of Tennessee
Todd Helton
Baseball
20-Aug-1973   Colorado Rockies
Christina Hendricks
Actor
3-May-1975   Joan Holloway on Mad Men
David Keith
Actor
8-May-1954   Firestarter
Tom Kindness
Politician
26-Aug-1929 8-Jan-2004 Congressman from Ohio, 1975-87
Johnny Knoxville
Daredevil
11-Mar-1971   MTV Jackass
Joseph Wood Krutch
Naturalist
25-Nov-1893 22-May-1970 The Modern Temper
Chip Mellor
Activist
c. 1951   President, Institute for Justice
Randy Orton
Wrestling
1-Apr-1980   The Legend Killer
Lara Parker
Actor
27-Oct-1937   Angelique on Dark Shadows
Chad Pennington
Football
26-Jun-1976   Miami Dolphins QB
Boone Powell, Jr.
Business
9-Feb-1937   CEO of Baylor Health Care, 1980-2001
Brad Renfro
Actor
25-Jul-1982 15-Jan-2008 The Client
Pamela Ann Rymer
Judge
6-Jan-1941 21-Sep-2011 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1989-2011
Edward Terry Sanford
Judge
23-Jul-1865 8-Mar-1930 US Supreme Court Justice, 1923-30
Morgan Stevens
Actor
16-Oct-1951   David Reardon on Fame
Quentin Tarantino
Film Director
27-Mar-1963   Pulp Fiction
Jake Thomas
Actor
30-Jan-1990   Matt on Lizzie McGuire

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
William Blount
Politician
6-Apr-1749 21-Mar-1800 First expulsion from US Senate
George Washington Harris
Author
20-Mar-1814 11-Dec-1869 Sut Lovingood
Julius Albert Krug
Government
23-Nov-1907 26-Mar-1970 US Secretary of the Interior, 1946-49
Mark Linkous
Singer/Songwriter
9-Sep-1962 6-Mar-2010 Sparklehorse



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