Arlington in History

Historical Events

  • 1971-09-21 AL OKs Washington Senator move to Arlington (Texas Rangers)
  • 1973-08-26 University of Texas (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing
  • 1973-09-19 Frank Robinson homers in record 32nd ML park (Arlington Tx)
  • 1995-07-11 66th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 at Ballpark at Arlington Tx

Famous Birthdays

  • 1956-04-16 David M Brown, Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in Arlington, Virginia
  • 1957-01-07 Katie Couric, [Katherine], TV news host (Today), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • 1961-04-13 Tammy Stephens, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 1964-05-11 Bobby Witt, pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • 1967-05-18 Jaime Gomez, Nike golfer (1992 Boise Open), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 1972-02-17 Stephen Robinson, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • 1976-09-21 Adrian Olivo, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Arlington, Virginia

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1988-07-16 "Back To The Future" actor Michael J. Fox (27) weds "Family Ties" actress Tracy Pollan (28) at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, Vermont