Yes, there have been Yuri's Night parties many places. It's also the 28th aniversary of the STS-1 launch. 73, doug From: Bruce <kk5do at amsat.org> Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2009 23:15:48 -0500 I don't think I saw mention of this on the bb. April 12, 1961 Yuri Gagrin became the first man to orbit the earth. My how time flies.