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20th January - On This Day In History


1930 Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin (astronaut) 


1993 Audrey Hepburn (actress)

On This Day:

1921 Republic of Turkey is declared (from the remnants of the Ottoman Empire) 37 more words

You Can't Take the Moon from Him: Remembering Gene Cernan

A couple of days ago, engineer, naval aviator, Apollo astronaut and “the last man on the moon” Eugene “Gene” Cernan passed away at the age of 82. 715 more words


RIP Gene Cernan: In Words & Images

Gene Cernan, the last man to have his boots on the surface of another celestial body, died on Monday, January 16, 2017. NASA summed up Cernan’s career by saying: 613 more words

Space Exploration

Monumental Apollo Hoax

For the past several days the media seems to have gone euphoric about the giant leap that was supposedly made by the humanity forty years ago on July, 21st when the man ‘first stepped on the moon’. 21 more words

Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on the moon dies at 82

U.S. astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the commander of the final Apollo lunar landing mission in 1972 became known as the “last man on the moon,” died on Monday (Jan. 1,455 more words

American Family Insurance ALL-USA Boys Basketball Performances: Jan. 9-14

A look at five top boys high school basketball performers for the week of Jan. 9-14:

No. 1 D’Maurian Williams, Avondale Westview, G, 6-4, So. 317 more words