On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1967

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boston's Carl Yastrzemski wins AL MVP

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • 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 descending from 81km, causing its mid air destruction 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
  • Laura Garrone, Italian tennis star
  • Michiyoshi Ohara, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Lake, American silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
  • Michael J. Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), dies in X-15 crash at 37
1967 Highlights

About November 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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