This is our day guide for Wednesday April 12th 2023 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on April 12th 2023

Cosmonautics Day

Cosmonautics Day

On April 12th 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit the Earth, opening a new chapter of human endeavour in outer space.

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National Big Wind Day

National Big Wind Day

National Big Wind Day marks the recording of the highest natural wind gust measured on the Earth’s surface on this day in 1934.

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National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

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National Licorice Day

National Licorice Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Licorice Day

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National DEAR Day

National DEAR Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Drop Everything and Read Day.

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International Day of Human Space Flight 

International Day of Human Space Flight  🚀

On April 12th 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit the Earth, opening a new chapter of human endeavour in outer space.

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Public Holidays on April 12th 2023

Martyrdom of Imam Ali

Martyrdom of Imam Ali

Ali ibn Abu Talib was the cousin and son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad. He ruled the Rashidun Empire from 656 to 661.

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National Redemption Day

National Redemption Day

Anniversary of the coup d’état that was led by Samuel Doe in 1980 killing President Tolbert and 26 other government leaders

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