People Overtime Comparison (North Carolina (Andy Griffith: Born in Mount…
People Overtime Comparison
Virginia Dare: Born August 18, 1587; The first English child born in the New World.
Andrew Jackson: Born in Western North Carolina; the 7th President of the United States.
Dolley Madison**: First Lady; wife of President James Madison
James K. Polk: Born in Mecklenburg County; became one of Andrew Jackson's aides; served as the 11th President of the United States.
Thomas Hart Bento: (1782-1858) Statesman
James Buchanan Duke: (1856-1925) tobacco and electric power industrialist.
Andrew Johnson: 17th president of the United States.
Sandra Bullock: actress attended ECU
Andy Griffith: Born in Mount Airy on June 1, 1926
Richard Petty: Born in Level Cross on July 2, 1937
Dale Earnhardt: born in Kannapolis on April 29, 1951
Blackbeard: Once a citizen of NC; relocated to Bath, NC when his ship ran aground off Beaufort.
Orville and Wilbur Wright: flew the world's first successful airplane four miles south of Kitty Hawk.
Nicholas Sparks: famous writer lived in New Bern since 1996
Billy Graham: Evangelist
Dr. Ronald Ervin McNair: Astronaut; graduate of N.C. A&T University; died in space shuttle accident Challenger.
Sam Houston: president of the Republic of Texas; governor of the state of Texas from 1859-1861
Jose Antonio Navarro: signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence; Served in the Constitutional Convention 1845
James Bowie: Joint Commander at the Battle of Alamo
President John F. Kennedy: assassinated in downtown Dallas
William Barret Travis: Commander of the Battle of Alamo; wrote his famous letter to all Texans and Americans on February 24, 1836
David "Day" Crockett: Came to Texas with the Tennessee Volunteers to fight for the independence of Texas from Mexico