The 20 Most Important Events in Human History

Landing on the Moon

For thousands and thousands of years, history has been confined to the surface of this planet. But by the end of the 1960s, humanity had made its first forays into space. The moon landing is one of the greatest achievements of all humankind, the first time that our species has not just broken free from the confines of our atmosphere, but has laid foot on the surface of another celestial body.

Neil Armstrong’s small step has been immortalised in every media imaginable but it’s easy to forget just what an astonishing event this was. A man, standing on the surface of the moon. We’ve been back since but there can be little doubt that, in the coming centuries, humanity will travel further and further. Until then, this important event remains one of the most important in all history. The first time we truly moved beyond the Earth.

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