Today in History – July 20th

moon landing
It was“…one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Those words were spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong as he stepped onto the lunar surface. at 9:56 pm CDT on this day in 1969.

The first words spoken from the moon, “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed, ” in which the world gave a collective sigh of relief.

Here are 4 things you use in daily life that were developed for or because of the moon landing.

1. Water purification
2. Breathing masks
3. Polymer fabric
4. Cordless devices