site.btaToday's Observances: Oct. 4

Today's Observances: Oct. 4
Today's Observances: Oct. 4
Artwork by Dessi Toncheva (BTA Photo)

The world:

- World Animal Day;
- World Space Week (October 4-10);
- National Day of Lesotho. Independence Day (1966).

On this date in Bulgarian history:

1912: Ottoman Empire declares war on the Balkan League countries (Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, and Montenegro).

1997: First bone marrow transplant in Bulgaria performed on nine-year-old child at Sofia's Tsaritsa Yoanna - ISUL University Hospital.

2000: Union of Publishers in Bulgaria is set up.

2004: Excavating Bulgaria's largest Thracian tomb, known as Golyama Kosmatka Mound (near Shipka, Central Bulgaria), archaeologists led by Georgi Kitov find 73 artefacts, including 20 gold ones, dated to late 5th - early 4th c. BC, in burial site of Thracian King Seuthes III. 

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