International Day of Human Space Flight 

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2022 United NationsApr 12
United Nations Tue, Apr 12Not A Public Holiday
2021 United NationsApr 12
United Nations Mon, Apr 12Not A Public Holiday
2020 United NationsApr 12
United Nations Sun, Apr 12Not A Public Holiday
2019 United NationsApr 12
United Nations Fri, Apr 12Not A Public Holiday
Summary
On April 12th 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit the Earth, opening a new chapter of human endeavour in outer space.

In 2011, the General Assembly of the UN, declared April 12th as the International Day of Human Space Flight “to celebrate each year at the international level the beginning of the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in achieving sustainable development goals and increasing the well-being of States and peoples, as well as ensuring the realization of their aspiration to maintain outer space for peaceful purposes.”

The date was chosen as it was on April 12th 1961 that the Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin became the first person in space.

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