What Happened on April 15, 1965

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Historical Events


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James Baldwin's "Amen Corner" premieres in NYC

  • NFL changes penalty flag from white to bright gold

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Miller, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Kevin Stevens, American NHL left wing (Pittsburgh Penguins, Stanley Cup 1991, 92), born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Linda Perry, American singer-songwriter and producer (4 Non Blondes, What's Up), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Mark Dennis, NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • Michele Redman, LPGA golfer (1995 Star Bank-3rd), born in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Soichi Noguchi, astronaut, born in Yokohama, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Sydney Chaplin, English actor, half brother of Charlie Chaplin and his business manager, dies at 80