Today's Observances: January 14

January 14 Bulgaria: - Roma Christians in Bulgaria celebrate Bango Vassil (New Year). On this date in Bulgarian history: 1835: First secular school using the monitorial (also called Lancasterian) system opens in Gabrovo on the initiative of Vassil Aprilov. 1878: Pazardzhik liberated from Ottoman rule during Russo-Turkish War of ...

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