This Day In History - Armstrong Walks on Moon 1969

Armstrong Walks on Moon 1969

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

All Day

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Event Description

At 10:56 p.m. EDT, American astronaut Neil Armstrong, 240,000 miles from Earth, speaks these words to more than a billion people listening at home: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Stepping off the lunar landing module Eagle, Armstrong became the first human to walk on the surface of the moon.

Event Location

The Moon