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La Jolla, CA

LOCATION

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
National University of California
1971
University of California at San Diego
1960
Scripps Research Institute
1924
La Jolla High School, La Jolla, CA
1922

AQUARIUM

AquariumFounded
Birch Aquarium
1903

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steven Culp
Actor
3-Dec-1955   Clayton Webb on JAG
Marcia Gay Harden
Actor
14-Aug-1959   Verna in Miller's Crossing
Danica McKellar
Actor
3-Jan-1975   Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years
Gregory Peck
Actor
5-Apr-1916 12-Jun-2003 To Kill A Mockingbird
Autumn Reeser
Actor
21-Sep-1980   Taylor Townsend on The O.C.
Cliff Robertson
Actor
9-Sep-1923 10-Sep-2011 Uncle Ben in Spider-Man
Rashaan Salaam
Football
8-Oct-1974   Winner, 1994 Heisman Trophy

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Buzzie Bavasi
Baseball
12-Dec-1914 1-May-2008 MLB General Manager
Arnold Beckman
Inventor
10-Apr-1900 18-May-2004 Philanthropist who invented pH meter
Lucille Bremer
Dancer
21-Feb-1917 16-Apr-1996 Yolanda and the Thief
Edward Bullard
Physicist
21-Sep-1907 3-Apr-1980 Continental drift, magnetic fields
Geoffrey Burbidge
Astronomer
24-Sep-1925 26-Jan-2010 Quasi-steady state cosmology
Raymond Chandler
Author
23-Jul-1888 26-Mar-1959 Invented hard-boiled detective novel
Odile Crick
Artist
11-Aug-1920 5-Jul-2007 Sketched the double helix
Bob Crosby
Musician
25-Aug-1913 9-Mar-1993 The Bob Crosby Orchestra
Delmer Daves
Film Director
24-Jul-1904 17-Aug-1977 Destination Tokyo
Renato Dulbecco
Scientist
22-Feb-1914 20-Feb-2012 Tumor viruses and host genetics
Robert F. Ellsworth
Politician
11-Jun-1926 9-May-2011 Congressman from Kansas, 1961-67
Preston Foster
Actor
24-Aug-1900 14-Jul-1970 My Friend Flicka
Edward A. Frieman
Physicist
19-Jan-1926 11-Apr-2013 Director of Scripps, 1986-96
Tony Gillespie
Diplomat
22-Mar-1935 7-Mar-2008 US Ambassador to Chile, 1988-91
Herbert G. Klein
Journalist
1-Apr-1918 2-Jul-2009 White House Communications Director, 1969-73
Eddie Mathews
Baseball
13-Oct-1931 18-Feb-2001 Hit 512 home runs
Mercedes McCambridge
Actor
17-Mar-1916 2-Mar-2004 All the King's Men
J. Carrol Naish
Actor
21-Jan-1896 24-Jan-1973 Sahara
Bert Parks
TV Personality
30-Dec-1914 2-Feb-1992 Host of the Miss America Pageant
Edwin O. Reischauer
Diplomat
15-Oct-1910 1-Sep-1990 US Ambassador to Japan, 1961-66
Jonas Salk
Scientist
28-Oct-1914 23-Jun-1995 Discoverer of the first polio vaccine
Herbert I. Schiller
Author
5-Nov-1919 29-Jan-2000 Mass Communications and American Empire
Ted Schroeder
Tennis
20-Jul-1921 26-May-2006 Winner of 1949 Wimbledon
Dr. Seuss
Author
2-Mar-1904 24-Sep-1991 The Cat in the Hat
Nikolai Sokoloff
Conductor
28-May-1886 25-Sep-1965 Founding Conductor, Cleveland Orchestra
Benjamin Spock
Doctor
2-May-1903 15-Mar-1998 Baby and Child Care
Milburn Stone
Actor
5-Jul-1904 12-Jun-1980 Doc Adams on Gunsmoke
Leo Szilard
Physicist
11-Feb-1898 30-May-1964 Nuclear chain reaction
Harold C. Urey
Chemist
29-Apr-1893 5-Jan-1981 Discovered Deuterium
Harold Bell Wright
Novelist
4-May-1872 24-May-1944 The Winning of Barbara Worth
Philip Yordan
Screenwriter
1-Apr-1914 24-Mar-2003 The Battle of the Bulge



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