publication date: Friday, March 17, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)
clue: If you asked this WWII fighter pilot his name at the event that made him most famous, you wouldn't hear his answer.
explanation: Yeager, a renowned WWII pilot, became most famous for being the first human to travel faster than sound. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Josh Paddison, and Dan Ecker