NEIL ARMSTRONG

NEIL ARMSTRONG

AUGUST 5, 1930: BORN

AUGUST 5, 1930

NEIL ARMSTRONG WAS BORN IN OHIO IN THE FARMHOUSE THAT BELONGED TO HIS GRANDPARENTS.

1936: FIRST AIRPLANE RIDE

1936

HE HAD HIS FIRST PLANE RIDE AT AGE 6 ON A PLANE CALLED THE TIN GOOSE.

1945: EARNED PILOTS LECENSE

1945

AT AGE 15 HE EARNED HIS PILOT'S LICENSE BEFORE HE WAS OLD ENOUGH TO DRIVE.

1947: WENT TO COLLEGE

1947

AT AGE 17 HE ATTENDED PURDUE UNIVERSITY IN OHIO ON A NAVY SCHOLARSHIP.

1950: FLEW A FIGHTER JET

1950

NEIL FLEW A FIGHTER JET IN THE KOREAN WAR.

1955: GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE

1955

HE GRADUATED FROM PURDUE UNIVERSITY.

JANUARY 28, 1956: GOT MARRIED

JANUARY 28, 1956

NEIL ARMSTRONG MARRIED JANET SHEARON.

1957: SON IS BORN

1957

HIS SON ERIC WAS BORN.

1959: DAUGHTER WAS BORN

1959

HIS DAUGHTER KAREN WAS BORN.

1962: DAUGHTER DIED

1962

ARMSTRONG'S DAUGHTER DIED FROM A BRAIN TUMOR AT AGE 3.

1962: ENTERED SPACE PROGRAM

1962

NEIL ARMSTRONG ENTERED THE SPACE PROGRAM AT NASA.

1963: SON IS BORN

1963

HIS SON MARK WAS BORN.

MARCH 16, 1966: FIRST FLIGHT IN SPACE

MARCH 16, 1966

HE HAD HIS FIRST FLIGHT IN SPACE ON THE GEMINI 8.

JULY 16, 1969: LAUNCHED APOLLO II

JULY 16, 1969

THEY LAUNCHED APOLLO II ON JULY 16, 1969.

JULY 20, 1969: FIRST MAN ON THE MOON

JULY 20, 1969

NEIL ARMSTRONG WAS THE FIRST MAN TO WALK ON THE MOON. HE SAID, "THAT'S ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND."

1970: RETIRED FROM NASA

1970

HE RETIRED FROM NASA.

1971: BEGAN TEACHING

1971

HE BEGAN TEACHING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI.

1994: DIVORCED

1994

NEIL AND JANET DIVORCED.

JUNE 12,1994: GOT MARRIED

JUNE 12, 1994

NEIL MARRIED CAROL HELD KNIGHT.

AUGUST 25, 2012: DIED

AUGUST 25, 2012

NEIL ARMSTRONG DIED AT THE AGE OF 82 AFTER COMPLICATIONS OF HEART SURGERY.