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San Jose, CA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.ci.san-jose.ca.us/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.sjchamber.com/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.sanjose.org/

Population:
894943 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
29-Nov-1777

County:
Santa Clara County

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The San Jose Mercury News

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
National Hispanic University
1981
Mount Pleasant High School, San Jose, CA
1980
Evergreen Valley College
1975
Lynbrook High School, San Jose, CA
1965
San Jose City College
1921
Lincoln Law School of San Jose
1919
San Jose State University
1857
Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, CA
1850

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Tech Museum of Innovation
1990
Children's Discovery Museum (San Jose)
1990

LIBRARY

LibraryFounded
San Jose Public Library
1903

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Sanmina-SCI
2001
LogLogic
1999
PayPal
1998
KLA-Tencor
1997
Covad Communications
1996
Agile Software
1995
eBay
1995
Brocade Communications Systems
1995
NetIQ
1995
BEA Systems
1995
Interwoven
1995
Tessera Technologies
1994
Supermicro
1993
Una Mas
1991
Cadence Design Systems
1988
Echelon
1988
Bell Microproducts
1987
Cisco
1984
Xilinx
1984
Calpine
1984
Atmel
1984
Novellus Systems
1984
Altera
1983
Adobe Systems
1982
Quantum
1980
VLSI Technology
1979
Zilog
1974
Knight-Ridder
1974
WJ Communications
1957
Orchard Supply Hardware
1931
California Water Service Group
1926

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Maureen Arthur
Actor
15-Apr-1934   How to Succeed in Business
Lloyd Bacon
Film Director
4-Dec-1889 15-Nov-1955 Knute Rockne All American
Brandi Chastain
Soccer
21-Jul-1968   Pioneer of sports-bra exhibitionism
Vernon Dent
Actor
16-Feb-1895 5-Nov-1963 Frequent foil to The Three Stooges
Dustin Diamond
Actor
7-Jan-1977   Screech on Saved by the Bell
Don Edwards
Politician
6-Jan-1915   Congressman from California, 1963-95
Peggy Fleming
Figure Skating
27-Jul-1948   Olympic gold medal winning ice skater
A. P. Giannini
Business
6-May-1870 3-Jun-1949 Founder of Bank of America
Farley Granger
Actor
1-Jul-1925 27-Mar-2011 Strangers on a Train
Roger Gran Harrison
Diplomat
25-May-1943   US Ambassador to Jordan, 1990-93
Dudley R. Herschbach
Chemist
18-Jun-1932   Crossed molecular beam experiments
Martin Hewitt
Actor
19-Feb-1958   Endless Love
Josh Holloway
Actor
20-Jul-1969   Sawyer on Lost
Michio Kaku
Physicist
24-Jan-1947   String Theory
Carney Lansford
Baseball
7-Feb-1957   MLB 3rd Baseman, 1978-92
Edmund Lowe
Actor
3-Mar-1890 21-Apr-1971 What Price Glory
Norm Mineta
Politician
12-Nov-1931   Congressman from California, 1975-95
Jenny Shimizu
Model
16-Jun-1967   Lezbopunk bike-dyke
Nikki Sixx
Bassist
11-Dec-1958   Mötley Crüe bassist
Pat Tillman
Military
6-Nov-1976 22-Apr-2004 NFL player turned Army Ranger
John Vasconcellos
Politician
11-May-1932   California State Legislator
Jhonen Vasquez
Cartoonist
1-Sep-1974   Invader Zim, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac
Kate Walsh
Actor
13-Oct-1967   Dr. Montgomery on Private Practice
Rick Warren
Religion
28-Jan-1954   The Purpose-Driven Life
Steve Wozniak
Computer Programmer
11-Aug-1950   Co-Founder of Apple Computer
Sheri Moon Zombie
Actor
26-Sep-1970   Wife of Rob Zombie

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alan Shugart
Inventor
27-Sep-1930 12-Dec-2006 SCSI interface
Sarah Winchester
Relative
Sep-1839 5-Sep-1922 Winchester Mystery House



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