12th of April, 1961

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 12th of April, 1961, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: Russia's Yuri Gagarin becomes the first human to journey into outer space.
  • Decade: 1960s.
  • 56 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since the 12th of April, 1961.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 1961.
  • Day 102 of 1961.
  • Leap Year: 1961 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1961 was the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of April, 1961 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of April, 1961, will be 56 years of age.
  • American Format: 04-12-1961 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1961-04-12. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19610412" are easier to sort.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of April, 1961:

  • United States: Blue Moon - Marcels
  • United Kingdom: Wooden Heart - Elvis Presley

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the President of the United States on the 12th of April, 1961.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of April, 1961 was probably conceived around the 3rd of July, 1960. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of April, 1961 is the 20th of January, 1962. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 17th of April, 1961: The Bay of Pigs Invasion occurs when a CIA-sponsored paramilitary group attempts to invade Cuba.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 12th of April:

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of April:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of April, 1961.

  • 20,674 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,786,237,200 seconds have passed since the 12th of April, 1961.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,083,943,400 times.
  • Since the 12th of April, 1961, earth has travelled approximately 921,698,395,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,706,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 153,616,399 steps. That's about 68,274 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,434,846 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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