What Happened on November 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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Boston's Carl Yastrzemski wins AL MVP

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • Michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km
  • The only fatality of the X-15 program occurs during the 191st flight when Air Force test pilot Michael J. Adams loses control of his aircraft which is destroyed mid-air over the Mojave Desert.
  • WLTV TV channel 23 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • E-40 [Earl Stevens ], American rapper, born in Vallejo, California
  • Fran├žois Ozon, French film director
  • Greg Anthony, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics)
  • Gustavo Poyet, Uruguayan footballer
  • Harvey Franklin, WLAF WR (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Laura Garrone, Italy, tennis star
  • Michiyoshi Ohara, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
  • Pedro Borbon, Mao Dom Rep, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • Scott Schrader, California, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Golden State)

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Lake, silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
  • Michael James Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), dies in X-15 crash at 37