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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

SVETA BOGORODITSA (Holy Virgin Marys Day)
The Orthodox Church names this day Dormition of the Theotokos, also known in Eastern Orthodox world as Assumption Day or Holy Virgin Marys Day
Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ
August 6th, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ.
MAKAVEYAN DAYS - August 1-12
MAKAVEYAN DAYS - August 1-12
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The traditional holidays called "Makaveyan Days" last for 12 days - from August 1st to August 12th.
ST. PANTELEYMON, the All-Merciful
ST. PANTELEYMON, the All-Merciful
7/27/2018 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Panteley, Dobra, Dobrin, Dobrina.T
Plovdiv hosts the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
From July 26 until 29 the city of Plovdiv hosts the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships.
St. Annas Summer Feastday (Dormition of the Mother of the Holy Virgin)
Name day of everyone named Anna, Yana, Enko.
Hills of Rock 2018 festival adds 14 new names to its lineup
Hills of Rock is getting bigger! 14 new names have been announced to the second edition of the Plovdiv festival.
St. Prophet Ilia (Ilinden)
St. Prophet Ilia (Ilinden)
7/20/2018 9:00:00 AM
St. Ilia is a Judaic prophet and a wandering hermit, who lived in the time of the Israeli king of Ahav and queen Iesavel.
That day back in 791 AD, Bulgarian Army led by Khan Kardam won the battle by the Markella Fortress
The name of Kardam is first encountered in the Byzantine sources in 791, when Emperor Constantine VI embarked on an expedition against Bulgaria
Celebrating the anniversary of Levski birth
Celebrations of the 176th anniversary of Levskis birth will open July 14th, by a long-distance race.