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This Week in History – Apollo 11 Lunar Mission Concludes


After landing on the moon, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins began their journey home at 12:56 a.m. on July 22. Apollo 11  ended by safely splashing down in the Pacific Ocean at 12:50 p.m. on July 24, 1969. (Source: History.com)

West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that occurred this week in history:

On July 24, 1969, the Apollo 11 lunar mission ended with the capsule splashing down in the Pacific Ocean.

On July 24, 1974, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in U.S. v. Nixon, S.Ct. No. 73-1766, the President must comply with a grand jury subpoena.

On July 27, 1996, a bomb exploded in Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 1996 Summer Olympics, killing two and injuring many more.

On July 30, 1975, former teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappeared near Detroit.  His body has never been found.

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