On this day: July 20

POSTED: 07:48 AM PDT Jul 19, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 19, 2012 

An ancient king is born, the first Ford rolls off the line, the Special Olympics are born, man lands on the moon, and a home run king belts his last, all on this day.

OTD July 20 - Apollo 11
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NASA

1969: Apollo 11 successfully makes the first manned landing on the moon in the Sea of Tranquility. Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the lunar surface almost seven hours later.

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