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Omaha, NE

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.omaha.ne.us/

Chamber of Commerce:
Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.visitomaha.com/

Population:
390007 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1854

County:
Douglas County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
Omaha World-Herald

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Nebraska at Omaha
1908
Creighton University
1878

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Durham Museum
1975
Omaha Children's Museum
1975
Joslyn Art Museum
1931

ORCHESTRA

OrchestraFounded
Omaha Symphony
 

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
TD Ameritrade
2006
Saddle Creek
1993
West Corporation
1986
Ameritrade
1983
Election Systems & Software
1979
Godfather's Pizza
1973
infoUSA
1972
Valmont Industries
1967
McGrath, North, Mullin & Kratz
1959
Werner Enterprises
1956
Berkshire Hathaway
1955
ConAgra
1919
HDR
1917
Mutual of Omaha
1909
Peter Kiewit Sons
1884
Union Pacific
1862
Northwestern Bell
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Wesley Addy
Actor
4-Aug-1913 31-Dec-1996 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Adele Astaire
Dancer
10-Sep-1896 25-Jan-1981 Dance partner of Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
Dancer
10-May-1899 22-Jun-1987 Broadway ballroom dancer
Art Babbitt
Cartoonist
8-Oct-1907 4-Mar-1992 Disney animator, created Goofy
Buddy Baer
Boxing
11-Jun-1915 18-Jul-1986 Jack and the Beanstalk
Max Baer
Boxing
11-Feb-1909 21-Nov-1959 Beat Max Schmeling in 1933
Ray Baker
Actor
9-Jul-1948   Parent Trap III
Malcolm Baldrige
Politician
4-Oct-1922 25-Jul-1987 US Secretary of Commerce 1981-87
Frank A. Barrett
Politician
10-Nov-1892 20-May-1962 Governor and Senator from Wyoming
Wade Boggs
Baseball
15-Jun-1958   Boston Red Sox
L. Brent Bozell
Author
15-Jan-1926 15-Apr-1997 The Warren Revolution
Marlon Brando
Actor
3-Apr-1924 1-Jul-2004 A Streetcar Named Desire
Wade Brorby
Judge
23-May-1934   10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1988-2001
Howard Homan Buffett
Business
13-Aug-1903 30-Apr-1964 Congressman, father of Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett
Business
30-Aug-1930   Billionaire in Omaha
Walter Capps
Politician
5-May-1934 28-Oct-1997 Congressman from California, 1997
Montgomery Clift
Actor
17-Oct-1920 23-Jul-1966 From Here to Eternity
Eric Crouch
Football
16-Nov-1978   Winner, 2001 Heisman Trophy
Nicholas D'Agosto
Actor
17-Apr-1980   Fired Up!
Randolph M. Ferlic
Doctor
17-Jul-1936   Thoracic surgeon
Gerald Ford
Head of State
14-Jul-1913 26-Dec-2006 38th US President, 1974-77
Jorge Garcia
Actor
28-Apr-1972   Hurley on Lost
Bob Gibson
Baseball
9-Nov-1935   Two-time Cy Young Award winner
George Givot
Actor
18-Feb-1903 7-Jun-1984 Greek Ambassador of Good Will
Terry Goodkind
Novelist
1948   Sword of Truth series
Bryan Greenberg
Actor
24-May-1978   Jake Jagielski on One Tree Hill
Hallee Hirsh
Actor
16-Dec-1987   Daley on Flight 29 Down
Peter Hoagland
Politician
17-Nov-1941 30-Oct-2007 Congressman from Nebraska, 1989-95
Michael Ivins
Bassist
17-Mar-1963   Bassist for The Flaming Lips
John I. Jenkins
Educator
17-Dec-1953   President, University of Notre Dame
Jay Karnes
Actor
27-Jun-1963   Det. Wagenbach on The Shield
Jaime King
Actor
23-Apr-1979   White Chicks
Terry Kiser
Actor
1-Aug-1939   Weekend at Bernie's
Lawrence R. Klein
Economist
14-Sep-1920   Macroeconometric modeling
Swoosie Kurtz
Actor
6-Sep-1944   A Shock to the System
Melvin Laird
Government
1-Sep-1922   US Secretary of Defense, 1969-73
Christopher Lasch
Author
1-Jun-1932 14-Feb-1994 The Culture of Narcissism
Joseph Limprecht
Diplomat
22-Jul-1946 19-May-2002 US Ambassador to Albania, 1999-2002
Malcolm X
Activist
19-May-1925 21-Feb-1965 Nation of Islam
Dorothy McGuire
Actor
14-Jun-1916 13-Sep-2001 A Summer Place
Charles T. Munger
Business
1-Jan-1924   Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway
Nick Nolte
Actor
8-Feb-1941   48 Hours
Phyllis E. Oakley
Government
1934   Assistant Secy. of State for Intelligence, 1997-99
Conor Oberst
Singer/Songwriter
15-Feb-1980   Emo cloud responsible for Bright Eyes
Tillie Olsen
Author
14-Jan-1913 1-Jan-2007 Tell Me a Riddle
Alexander Payne
Film Director
10-Feb-1961   About Schmidt
Pete Peterson
Diplomat
26-Jun-1935   US Ambassador to Vietnam, 1997-2001
Roger D. Pierce
Diplomat
?   US Ambassador to Cape Verde
Ron Prince
Football
18-Sep-1969   Kansas State Head Coach
Anne Ramsey
Actor
1-Sep-1929 11-Aug-1988 Throw Momma from the Train
Andrew Rannells
Actor
23-Aug-1978   The Book of Mormon
Mark Richt
Football
18-Feb-1960   Head Coach, UGA Bulldogs
Andy Roddick
Tennis
30-Aug-1982   Tennis player with 149 MPH serve
Johnny Rodgers
Football
5-Jul-1951   Winner, 1972 Heisman Trophy
Edward Ruscha
Painter
16-Dec-1937   Twenty-six Gasoline Stations
Walter Scott, Jr.
Business
c. 1931   Chairman of Level 3 Communications
Herbert A. Sklenar
Business
7-Jun-1931   CEO of Vulcan Materials, 1986-97
Elliott Smith
Guitarist
6-Aug-1969 21-Oct-2003 Indie guitarist stabbed himself to death
David Sokol
Business
1956   CEO, MidAmerican Energy Holdings, 1993-2008
Nicholas Sparks
Novelist
31-Dec-1965   The Notebook
Joel Stebbins
Astronomer
30-Jul-1878 16-Mar-1966 Photoelectric photometry
Skip Stephenson
Comic
18-Apr-1940 18-May-1992 Real People
Mike Sullivan
Politician
22-Sep-1939   Governor of Wyoming, 1987-95
Inga Swenson
Actor
29-Dec-1932   Kraus on Benson
Brian Teacher
Tennis
23-Dec-1954   Winner, 1980 Australian Open
Lee Terry
Politician
29-Jan-1962   Congressman, Nebraska 2nd
Virginia Thomas
Activist
23-Feb-1957   Lobbyist, wife of Clarence Thomas
Gabrielle Union
Actor
29-Oct-1972   Night Stalker
James G. Vetter, Jr.
Attorney
8-Apr-1934   Of Counsel, Godwin Pappas Ronquillo
Chris Ware
Cartoonist
28-Dec-1967   The ACME Novelty Library
Fee Waybill
Musician
17-Sep-1950   Frontman for The Tubes
Albert C. Wedemeyer
Military
9-Jul-1897 17-Dec-1989 Victory Program
Paul Williams
Singer/Songwriter
19-Sep-1940   Just an Old Fashioned Love Song
Paula Zahn
Journalist
24-Feb-1956   CNN's Paula Zahn Now
Edward Zorinsky
Politician
11-Nov-1928 6-Mar-1987 US Senator from Nebraska, 1976-87
Ed Zschau
Politician
6-Jan-1940   Congressman from California, 1983-87

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Howard Homan Buffett
Business
13-Aug-1903 30-Apr-1964 Congressman, father of Warren Buffett
Edward Zorinsky
Politician
11-Nov-1928 6-Mar-1987 US Senator from Nebraska, 1976-87



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