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Calendar of events and anniversaries - March 2006

3/2/2006 9:25:50 AM
  • March 5th - 40th anniversary of the death of Anna Ahmatova (1893-1966), Russian poetess
  • March 5th - 150th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Vrubel (1856-1910), Russian painter, graphic artist and illustrator.
  • March 6th - 110th anniversary of the birth of Nikola Obreshkov (1896-1963), BG mathematician, greatly contributed to development of BG mathematics
  • March 9th - 80th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Davidkov (1926-1990), BG poet and translator. 
  • March 21st  - 135th anniversary of the death of Dr Peter Beron (1800-1886), BG Revival period figure, doctor of medicine, author of the famous "Riben Boukvar" (The Fish Alphabet Book) that lay the foundations of the public education in Bulgaria during the period of Ottoman oppression. 
  • March 27th - 120th anniversary of the death of Dobri Chintoulov (1822-1886), BG Revival period poet. 
  • March 30th - 260th anniversary of the birth of Francisco de Goya (1746-1828), Spanish painter  
  • March 21st -  420th anniversary of the birth of Rene Decart (1596-1650), French philosopher, mathematician, physicist, physiologist.
Name day of everyone named Danail, Daniel, Daniela.
 SPYRIDONOVDEN (St. Spyridons Day)
SPYRIDONOVDEN (St. Spyridons Day)
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Name day of everyone named Spyridon or Spiro.
ANINDEN (St. Anna’s Day - the Conception of the Holy Mother of God by Saint Anna)
Name day of everyone named Anna, Ana, Anita, Aneta, Anette.
38 years ago John Lennon was killed on that day...
Former Beatle John Lennon has been shot dead December 8th, 1980, by a gunman he did not know, who opened fire outside the musician's New York apartment.
December 8th - the Day University Students celebrate as their feastday
The start of that special feast goes back to the 1920, and is connected to the then-only BG University - the Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski.
212 years of the first early Bulgarian printed book
In 1806 the first early Bulgarian book Nedelnik (Kiriakodromion) written by Sofronii of Vratsa was printed.
NIKULDEN (St. Nicholas the Wonderworker)
Name day for everyone named Nikola, Nikolay, Kolyo, Nikolina, Neno, Nenka, Nikolina, Nina.
ST. SAVA (also: St. Savva or St. Sabbas the Sanctified)
Name day of everyone named Sava, Slavka, Slav, Vladislav, Slavi.
ST. VARVARA (St. Barbara) - December 4
Name day of everyone named Varvara, Barbara.
 World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day
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The ends of the red ribbon are pointed to the ground today, symbolizing the life that is disappearing.