site.btaToday's Observances: September 22
- Independence Day. In 1908 Bulgaria becomes an independent State ruled by King Ferdinand. Declared official holiday on September 10, 1998.
- Mali National Day: Independence Day (1960).
- World Car Free Day.
On this date in Bulgarian history:
1912: Military convention signed between Bulgaria and Greece on eve of First Balkan War.
1915: Diplomatic relations with France are severed. Restored August 27, 1920.
1923: 43rd government of Bulgaria is formed with Alexander Tsankov as prime minister. It declares martial law.
1973: Diplomatic relations with Chile are severed. Restored April 6, 1990.
1981: Monument to the Unknown Soldier unveiled in Sofia.
1996: Future for Bulgaria foundation is established.