site.btaToday's Observances: May 20

Today's Observances: May 20
Today's Observances: May 20
Military Maritime Museum in Varna, May 6, 2024 (BTA Photo)

The world:

- National Day of Cameroon: Republic Day (1972).

On this date in Bulgarian history:

1878: In Plovdiv, Prince Alexander Dondukov-Korsakov takes office as Russian Imperial Commissioner in Bulgaria (until June 10, 1879).

1923: Military Maritime Museum opens in the seaside city of Varna, under the name of the Maritime Museum.

1992: Diplomatic relations established with Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan.

2006: Second World Meeting of Bulgarian Media takes place in Chicago, USA.           

2007: First elections held for Bulgarian Members of the European Parliament.

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