July 20, 1969: Where were you? Most Missourians were gathered around their TV sets, watching Neil Armstrong take the first steps onto the moon. For the detailed account of the mission and audio clips from the landing, visit nasa.gov.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.