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Monterey, CA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.monterey.org/

Population:
29674 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1770

County:
Monterey County

Founded 1770 as a fort by Gaspar de Portolá, Monterey was the capital of California, 1777-1849.

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Monterey Peninsula College
1947
Naval Postgraduate School
1909

AQUARIUM

AquariumFounded
Monterey Bay Aquarium
1984

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Century Aluminum
1981

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Olin Dutra
Golf
17-Jan-1901 5-May-1983 Winner of 2 Majors
Sammy Hagar
Musician
13-Oct-1947   Can't Drive 55
Molly Ivins
Columnist
30-Aug-1944 31-Jan-2007 Loudmouthed Texas dame
Edgar Kennedy
Actor
26-Apr-1890 9-Nov-1948 Mad Wednesday
Sean O'Keefe
Administrator
27-Jan-1956   NASA Administrator, 2001-05
Leon Panetta
Government
28-Jun-1938   US Secretary of Defense

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Josh Billings
Author
21-Apr-1818 14-Oct-1885 19th century American humorist
Lamont Johnson
Film Director
30-Sep-1922 24-Oct-2010 Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
Gary Kildall
Business
19-May-1942 11-Jul-1994 Founder of Digital Research, Inc.
Helen Martin
Actor
23-Jul-1909 25-Mar-2000 Pearl Shay on 227
Alan Shepard
Astronaut
18-Nov-1923 21-Jul-1998 First American in space
Robert H. Winters
Politician
18-Aug-1910 10-Oct-1969 Canadian Minister of Trade, 1966-68



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