July 20

Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon

July 20, 1969

Mark Twain’s satire, “Innocents Abroad,” published

July 20, 1869

Related Student Resources

  • Student Resource / Literature & Language Arts
    Launchpad: Twain and American Humor

    In this launchpad, students examine structure and characterization in several short stories and consider the significance of humor through a study of several American writers.