Neil Armstrong was born in a farmhouse in Wapakoneta, Ohio.
Neil went to his first air show (National Air Races in Cleveland, Ohio) at age two.
Neil Armstrong goes on his first flight aboard a Ford Tri-Motor in Warren, Ohio.
At age 16 Neil received his pilot's license.
Neil attended Purdue University in Indiana on a Navy Scholarship.
Attended Navy Flight School in Pensecola, Florida.
Neil earns his wings with the Navy.
Neil flew 78 combat missions with USS Essex. He would use a Grumman F9F Panther to scout strike locations.
Neil returned to Purdue University
Neil worked on and flew the experimental rocket plane.
Karen died of brain cancer.
The craft designed to mimic a lunar lander malfunctioned and crashed.
Neil Armstrong passes away in Cincinnati, Ohio.
What was happening in the world at the same time?
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor
Chuck Yeager flies an experimental Bell X-1 at supersonic speeds for the first time.
The United States aids South Korea in fighting off the invading North Koreans aided by China.
Sputnik 2 Launches with a dog named Laika aboard.
The USSR launches Yuri who orbits the Earth.
JFK killed in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off exactly 20 years after the first manned spaceflight.