Mesa in History

Famous Birthdays

T. Boone PickensT. Boone Pickens (1928-2019)

1928-05-22 American business person and oil tycoon (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co) known as the 'Oracle of Oil', born in Holdenville, Oklahoma

  • 1941-03-09 Ernesto Miranda, American litigant, conviction on kidnapping, rape, and armed robbery charges, born in Mesa, Arizona (d. 1976)
  • 1965-06-04 Beau Allred, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), born in Mesa, Arizona
  • 1971-08-10 Mario César Kindelán Mesa, Cuban boxer
  • 1975-07-27 Shea Hillenbrand, American baseball player, born in Mesa, Arizona
  • 1981-05-05 Danielle Christine Fishel, American actress (Topanga-Boy Meets World), born in Mesa, Arizona

Famous Deaths

T. Boone PickensT. Boone Pickens (1928-2019)

2019-09-11 American business person and oil tycoon (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co) known as the 'Oracle of Oil', dies at 91