Untitled Document1990North & South Yemen merge to form Republic of Yemen
1972US President Nixon begins visit Moscow
1972Ceylon becomes Republic of Sri Lanka as its constitution is ratified
1961The first revolving restaurant (Top Of The Space Needle in Seattle), opens
1947"Truman Doctrine" goes into effect, aiding Turkey & Greece
1943The first jet fighter is tested
1939Hitler & Mussolini sign "Pact of Steel"
1933Loch Ness Monster is first reportedly sighted by John Mackay
1927Near Xining, China a 8.3 quake caused 200,000 deaths. One of the world's most destructive earthquakes.
1926Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China
Moon Landing - On July 20th 1969, 4 days after take off Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touch down on the Moon. Michael Colllins the 3rd member of the crew remained in the capsule whilst Armstrong and Aldrin performed their historic walk on the moon with the now legendary quote 'it's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind. Further missions were made to the moon and Alan Sheperd famously played a few golf shots with a Wilson 6-Iron golf club.