July 21 in San Antonio history…

1931
The first Texas-owned autogyro, owned by San Antonio oilman Bill F. Morgan, took off today for Houston, piloted by Andy Nielson, a veteran World War I fighter pilot.

1969Astros Leave Moon
Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin climb aboard the lunar lander and blast off from the moon to rendezvous with Command Module pilot Michael Collins in lunar orbit.

 

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