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Calendar of January 2006 events

Calendar of January 2006 events

1/3/2006 10:05:43 AM

January 1st ? 155th anniversary of the birth of Todor Kableshkov (1851-1876), BG revolutionary, author of the so-called ?Bloody Letter?, marking the start of the April Uprising

January 4th ? 125th anniversary from the death of Neofit Rilski (1793-1881), BG man of letters, eminent teacher and enlightener, author of the first BG grammar book.

January 6th ? 150th anniversary of the birth of Rayna Knyaginya (1856-1917), BG teacher, the woman who sewed the flag of the April Uprising

January 7th ? 150th anniversary of the birth of Stoyan Mikhaylovski (1856-1927), BG poet, satire master, fable writer.

January 8th  ? 70th anniversary of the birth of Georgi Danailov (b.1936), BG playwright, writer and film scriptwriter.

January 8th  ? 110th anniversary from the death of Paul Verlaine (1844-1896), French poet, one of the founders of Symbolism in France.  

January 12th  ? 130th anniversary of the birth of Jack London (1876-1916), American writer.

January 12th   ? 260th anniversary of the birth of Johann H. Pestalozzi (1746-1827), Swiss educational expert, he laid the foundations of the Didactics in elementary-school education.

January 15th  ? 180th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826-1889), Russian satirist writer.

January 17th  ? 300th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), US statesman, publicist and a scientist.

January 18th   ? 70th anniversary of the birth of Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British writer and poet, Nobel Prize Winner for Literature, 1907.

January 15th  ? 180th anniversary of the birth of Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffman (1776-1822), German writer, composer and artist.

January 24th  ? 180th anniversary of the birth of Nikolay Dobrolyubov (1836-1861), Russian revolutionary democrat, critic, publicist.

January 27th  ? 105th anniversary of the death of Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), Italian composer.

January 27th  ? 120th anniversary of the death of Ivan Aksakov (1823-1886), Russian publicist, Slavophil.

January 27th  ? 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Austrian composer.

January 29th  ? 140th anniversary of the birth of Romen Rolan (1866-1944), French writer, musicologist, public figure.

January 30th  ? 105th anniversary of the birth of Todor Borov (1901-1993), BG bibliographer and library scientist.

 

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