The First Man Ever In Space, Yuri Gagarin, Was Born This Day In 1934.

by Anura Guruge

I got to meet him when he visited Ceylon
(now Sri Lanka) in 1961.

I was 7 years old. But, of course, knew who he was.

I got to shake his hand.

To this day, I consider this one of the highlights of my rather uneventful life.

Wikipedia entry. Click to ENLARGE and read here. Link:

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