Blog Entries - tag: 'moon'

moon landing

International History: Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Fifty years ago today, 600 million people watched with bated breath as "the Eagle" would successfully land on the surface of the moon and Neil Armstrong would utter those now famous words: "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." What the

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International History: Apollo 11 Launches

Posted on: July 16, 2019
Tags: Ohio, moon, on this day, Ohioan, space

Today in History: 50 years ago, at 9:02am, Apollo 11 lifted off toward its mission to the moon. No one knew if it would be successful, and, if it was, if Aldrin and Armstrong would return from the moon's surface. Nixon even had two speeches drafted; one, if

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spring equinox

International History: Spring Equinox

Posted on: March 20, 2019
Tags: druid, spring, moon, earth, Equinox, cycle

Happy Spring Equinox! As the days become longer, today marks the halfway point between the Winter and Summer Solstices when the days becomes equal to (and then longer than) the nights. The word 'equinox' deriving from the Latin for "equality between day and

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