site.btaToday's Observances: April 19

Today's Observances: April 19
Today's Observances: April 19
Interior of the Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak (BTA Photo)

On this date in Bulgarian history:

1920: Entente Powers conference in Sanremo, Italy, gives Bulgaria control over free zone on Aegean coast at Dedeagac (today's Alexandroupolis in Northeastern Greece).

1941: Bulgarian troops enter Macedonia and Western Thrace to honour obligations assumed by Bulgaria as party to Tripartite Pact, to which it acceded on March 1, 1941.

1941: Diplomatic relations established with Croatia at legation level.

1944: Discovery of Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak, remarkable for its murals recognized as artistic masterpieces of Hellenistic period; inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.

2007: European Parliament Information Office in Sofia is inaugurated by then European Parliament President Hans-Gert Poettering.

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