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DeadBorn: 8/5/1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA
Cause of death: complications from heart surgery
Full name: Neil Alden Armstrong
Noted For: astronaut; flew on the Gemini 8 mission (as commander) in 1966; flew on the Apollo 11 mission (as commander), becoming the first of twelve men to walk on the moon, on 20 July 1969.
Quotation: "That's one small step for a man -- one giant leap for mankind."
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.