Yuri's Night parties and events are held around the world every April in commemoration of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first human to venture into space on April 12, 1961, and the inaugural launch of the first Space Shuttle on April 12, 1981. Yuri's Night events combine space-themed partying with education and outreach.
Yuri's Night is a grassroots annual event with hundreds of parties around the globe (and beyond!) centered around April 12, the anniversary of the first human spaceflight and the first launch of the space shuttle.
Yuri's Night is an international celebration held every April 12 to commemorate milestones in space exploration. It is named for the first human to launch into space, Yuri Gagarin, who flew the Vostok 1 spaceship on April 12, 1961.
Apr 12, 2020 — Each year, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day on April 12th recognizes one of the top comfort foods in the United States. Why wouldn't it be when we're talking about bread grilled to perfection, and warm, gooey, melted cheese.
About National Big Wind Day In the United States, April 12th, National Big Wind Day, commemorates the recording of the highest natural wind gust measured on the Earth's surface. On April 12th 1934, the Mount Washington Observatory recorded winds at 231 miles per hour.