Back to WA-WD Home
Browse by Category
Alphabetical Quick List
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Extras & Daily Features
This is a hassle-free site -- no popups, no sound, no user IDs, no spyware, and no huge graphics. Enjoy.
AliveBorn: 2/13/1923 in Myra, West Virginia, USA
Full name: Charles Elwood Yeager
Noted For: U.S. Air Force pilot; first person to fly faster than the speed of sound (1947). Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1985).
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.