On this week in History

On this week in History

Every week we go back to re-visit some of the significant happenings that took place in living memory; just about, for some of us.

Man on the moonTo remind ourselves of how life has changed and how some things stay the same it is fascinating to note what made the news this week in history, starting 20th July 2015

1969: Man takes first steps on the Moon – American Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the Moon.

tony_blair1994: Labour chooses Blair -The MP for Sedgefield, Tony Blair, is confirmed as the new leader of the Labour Party.

1986: Prince Andrew weds Sarah Ferguson – Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson marry at Westminster Abbey.

1978: First ‘test tube baby’ born – The birth of the world’s first “test tube baby” is announced in Manchester, England.

Prince GeorgeCelebrity birthdays

21st – Actor and TV presenter Ross Kemp is 51

22ndPrince George Alexander Louis Windsor is 2

23rd – Comedian Jo Brand is 58 and singer David Essex is 67