Category: Days That Shook The World

People’s Temple

Article by Vela Decker. Edited and researched by Rob Russell. The religious movement People’s Temple, led by Jim Jones, moved from the US to Guyana with the aim of establishing a utopian society, Jonestown. In popular knowledge, Jonestown is not…

First Man On The Moon

Article by Rachel Frodsham. Edited and researched by Rob Russell. The words ‘one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’ will echo throughout history for generations to come; the first mission outside the Earth’s gravitational pulls towards our…

The Sputnik Launch

Article by Ben Cheyney. Edited and researched by Rob Russell. On the 4th October 1957, at precisely 22:28 hours, a small aluminium sphere weighing just 184 pounds was launched into the night by the Soviet Union, marking mankind’s first tentative…