July 20: The Eagle Has Landed!
JULY 20, 1969 — FIRST MANNED LUNAR LANDING!
On July 20, 1969, the Eagle lands at Tranquility Base. Also on July 20, Hitler survives the Bomb Plot assassination attempt the first Special Olympics begin, and the Football War ends.
July 20 is the birthday of Alexander the Great, Sir Edmund Hillary, Carlos Santana, and Natalie Wood. Pancho Villa, James “Scotty” Doohan, Bruce Lee, and Marconi died. July 20 is Friendship Day in Argentina and Brazil, Ice Cream Sundae Day in the US, and International Chess Day everywhere. July’s birthstone is the ruby, birth flowers are water lily and larkspur, the birth tree is elm, and the July 20 zodiac sign is Cancer.
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