On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1967

Historical Events

  • "In re Gault", US Supreme Court rules juveniles accused of crimes should be given same legal rights as adults

Meeting of Interest

Paul McCartney meets his future wife Linda Eastman

Famous Birthdays

  • John Smoltz, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1995; NL Cy Young Award 1996; Atlanta Braves), born in Warren, Michigan
  • Madhuri Dixit, Indian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Hopper, American painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84
  • Jaromír Fiala, Czech composer, dies at 74
1967 Highlights

About May 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus