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International Days April 12 2014 (United Nations)

The following is an overview of the days and the corresponding celebration declared by the United Nations that apply to Saturday, 2014-04-12:

  • International Day of Human Space Flight:

    In commemoration of the first human spaceflight, a historic event that paved the way for space exploration for the benefit of all mankind, and with the aim of recognizing cosmic science and technology as crucial contributors to achieve the objectives of sustainable development and improve the welfare of the Member States and peoples and also to sensitize the world to ensure that the aspiration of maintaining outer space for peaceful purposes is met, the General Assembly declared April 12 as the International Day of Human Space Flight in its resolution A/RES/65/271.

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