Today on Far Future Horizons we commemorate two important events that happened on this date in history. Two Days that Shook the World.
April 12th, 1633 and April 12th, 1961 are two days on which science challenged the conventional view of our place in the universe.
On April 12th, 1633 Galileo’s trial for heresy commences for claiming the sun and not the Earth is the center of the known universe, and exactly 328 years to the day ( April 12th, 1961) Soviet Cosmonaut Major Yuri Gagarin rockets into space becoming the first human to orbit the Earth.
Days That Shook the World is a British documentary series that premiered on the BBC on 17 September 2003. The program features various milestones throughout history. It has been broadcast on the BBC, Discovery Channel UK, and The History Channel.
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