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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

Today is PETKOVDEN (St. Petka Feastday)
Name day of everyone named Paraskeva, Petko, Petyo, Petka, Petkana, Penka, Pencho.
Today is World Smile Day
Today is World Smile Day
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As is Harvey Ballwell known by now throughout the world Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts created the smiley face in 1963.
POKROV BOGORODICHEN (Holy Protection of Mother of God)
Pokrov, as the feast HOLY PROTECTION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD is popular in BG, is a Slavonic term meaning “veil” or “mantle”, signifying protection. This feast today is primarily observed by the Eastern Slavic Churches - Catholic and Orthodox.
International Technical Fair Plovdiv 2018 begins
Over 550 companies from 35 countries are taking part at this year’s Technical Fair in Plovdiv
September 22nd - Independence Day
September 22nd - Independence Day
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September 22nd, 1908, Bulgarian Knjaz Ferdinand declared the Independence of Bulgaria in the former capital of Bulgaria.
Back to school
Back to school
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School opening day in Bulgaria
VYARA, NADEZHDA and LYUBOV (Faith, Hope and Love) and their mother SOPHIA
Name day of everyone named Vyara, Vera, Veronika, Nadezhda, Nadya, Lyuben, Lyubomir, Lyuba, Sophia, Sofka, Sevda.
KRUSTOVDEN (The Holy Cross Day)
KRUSTOVDEN (The Holy Cross Day)
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Name day of everyone named Krustina, Krustyo, Krustan, Kancho, Stavri.
 Theater festival "Scene at Crossroads" opens today
The 22th international theater festival "Scene at Crossroads" opens today
Anniversary in our history: in 924 AD the BG Tsar Simeon I the Great and the Byzantine Emperor Romanos I Lekapenos agreed on a temporary peace
In 924 AD the BG Tsar Simeon I the Great and the Byzantine Emperor Romanos I Lekapenos agreed on a temporary peace ouside the walls of Constantinople.