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May 9th - the Day of Europe

May 9th - the Day of Europe

5/9/2016 7:00:00 AM

On the 9th of May 1950, Robert Schumann presented his proposal on the creation of an organized Europe, indispensable to the maintenance of peaceful relations.

This proposal, known as the "Schumann Declaration", is considered to be the beginning of the creation of what is now the European Union.

Today, the 9th of May has become a European symbol (Europe Day) which along with the single currency (the Euro), the flag and the anthem, identifies the political entity of the European Union.

Europe's Day is an occasion for activities and festivities that bring Europe closer to its citizens and peoples of the Union closer to one another.

Orthodox Christianity celebrates the day of ST. MARINA on July 17
It is the name day of everyone named Marin, Marina
ST. PROCOPIUS, the Bee-Keeper
ST. PROCOPIUS, the Bee-Keeper
7/8/2016 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Prokopi.
July 7, 1550: Europeans Discover Chocolate
1550: Chocolate is introduced in Europe, and the Mexican drink creates a passion that endures after nearly half a millennium.
International Kissing Day
International Kissing Day
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Today is International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day. As the author of The Science of Kissing, what better way to celebrate than to share some fascinating facts about kissing:
 121 years of the bloody murder of Stefan Stambolov (January 31 1854 – July 6 1895)
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SUMMER ATANASSOVDEN
SUMMER ATANASSOVDEN
7/5/2016 10:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Atanas, Atanaska (although they rather celebrate on January 18th of each year).
July Morning- once again on the seashore with Uriah Heep
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ST. COSMAS AND ST. DAMIAN Feastday (The Holy Healers Day)
The day of the Christian saints Cosmas and Damian (in BG version: Kozma and Damyan) is considered a very big feastday.
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Name day of everyone named  Pavel, Pavlina, Polya.
Today is PETROVDEN (ST. PETER S Day)
Name day of everyone named Peter, Penka, Kamen, Pencho, Peyo, Pesho, Petrana, Petrana; also Assen, Assya, Apostol, Krum, Chavdar