site.btaToday's Observances: October 5

Today's Observances: October 5
Today's Observances: October 5
Monument to Freedom at the heart of Shipka National Park (BTA Photo)

The world:

- World Teachers' Day.

On this date in Bulgarian history:

1878: The Kresna-Razlog Uprising breaks out. Bulgarians in Macedonia oppose Congress of Berlin decisions (July 13, 1878), seek unification with Principality of Bulgaria.

1912: The Balkan League declares war on the Ottoman Empire. The First Balkan War (1912-1913) begins.

1944: Bulgaria and Yugoslavia sign an agreement on the participation of Bulgarian troops in military action against Germany in Yugoslav territory in the final phase (1944-1945) of the World War II.

1956: The Shipka National Park is inaugurated. It covers the historical places connected to the Battle of Shipka Pass during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878. 

1960: Diplomatic relations established with Cuba.

1963: The electric car factory "6th of September" opens in Sofia.

1968: The first International Book Fair opens in Sofia.

1992: Bulgaria and Ukraine sign a 10-year Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation.

2001: Sofia hosts a summit meeting of ten Central and Eastern European countries aspiring for NATO membership.

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