Mesa in History

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestT. Boone Pickens

1928-05-22 T. Boone Pickens, American business person and oil tycoon (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co) known as the 'Oracle of Oil', born in Holdenville, Oklahoma (d. 2019)

Businessman and Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens
Businessman and Oil Tycoon
T. Boone Pickens
  • 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
  • 1973-02-07 Leanne Schuster, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1995), born in Mesa, Arizona
  • 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


Person of interestT. Boone Pickens

2019-09-11 T. Boone Pickens, American business person and oil tycoon (Shamrock, Mesa Petroleum Co) known as the 'Oracle of Oil', dies at 91

Businessman and Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens
Businessman and Oil Tycoon
T. Boone Pickens