The first known pulsar glitch was discovered in the Vela pulsar at both Parkes and Goldstone in March 1969. Since then the number of known glitches has grown enormously, with more than 520 glitches now known in more than 180 pulsars. Details of glitch parameters and post-glitch recoveries are described and some implications for the physics of neutron stars are discussed.
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