Michael Collins, was an Irish revolutionary leader, Minister for Finance and Teachta Dála (TD) for Cork South in the First Dáil of Director of Intelligence for the IRA, and member of the Irish delegation during the Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations.
Today is the anniversary of the death of Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins. On August Collins was shot and killed while fighting for freedom during the Irish Civil War. Check out his family tree on Geni!
In high school I did a report on Michael Collins. It was one of the first papers I actually had a deep interest in researching and writing. Michael Collins was a hero, a brilliant example and a revolutionary leader to all the Irish.
The Washington National Cathedral Space Window, honoring man's landing on the Moon, which includes a fragment of lunar rock at its center donated by Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins. (The only "moon" rock outside of a museum.