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Calendar of the events and anniversaries in April 2006

Calendar of the events and anniversaries in April 2006

4/1/2006 7:50:40 AM

185th anniversary of the birth of Georgi S. Rakovski (1821-1867) – BG national revolutionary, writer, publicist, historiographer, ethnographer

150th anniversary of the birth of Kiril Botev (1856-1944) – Hristo Botev’s brother, BG Lieutenant-General, War Deputy Minister in 1913.

April 1 – 40th anniversary of the death of Dimiter Dimov (1909-1966) – an eminent BG writer, doctor by education

April 6 – 130th anniversary of the birth of Krustyu Sarafov (1876-1952) – BG drama actor

April 9 – 185th anniversary of the birth of Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) – French poet, forerunner of the Symbolists

April 10 – 140th anniversary of the founding of the BG Community Center in Constaninople, 1866.

April 12 – 45th anniversary of the first flight of a spaceship around the Earth, 1961 - with Jury Gagarin on board.

April 14 – 100th anniversary of the death of Pierre Curie (1859-1906) – French physicist and chemist

April 20 – 160th anniversary of the first issue of the “Bulgarian Eagle” newspaper, 1846 – the first BG newspaper, edited by Ivan Bogorov

April 20 – 130th anniversary of the April Uprising, 1876.

April 23 – 390th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) – Spanish writer, author of “Don Quixote”

April 23 – 390th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1564-1616) – English poet and playwright

April 24 – 150th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Mrkvcka (1856-1938) – BG artist, Czech by origin

April 24 – 130tth anniversary of the birth of Sava Ognyanov (1876-1933) – BG drama actor

April 24 – 240tth anniversary of the birth of Louise de Stal (1766-1817) – French writer

April 27 – 140tth anniversary of the birth of Pencho Slaveykov (1866-1912) – BG poet and translator

April 29 – 125tth anniversary of the birth of Metodii Popov (1881-1954) – BG biologist, creator of the stimulation theory

 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...
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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
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Today is St.Andrews Day
Today is St.Andrews Day
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