site.btaToday's Observances: February 21

Today's Observances: February 21
Today's Observances: February 21
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Bulgaria:

- Day of gratitude to people who resisted Nazism in Bulgaria. 

The world: 

- International Mother Language Day.

On this date in Bulgarian history:

1864: The Oecumenical Patriarchate calls a gathering on the issue of the autonomy of the Bulgarian Church with the participation of the patriarchs for Alexandria, Jerusalem and Antioch.

1896: A law introducing the death penalty in the country is promulgated in the "Official Gazette."

1961: Diplomatic relations are established with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

1992: Parliament adopts the Restitution Act concerning properties expropriated by the Council of Ministers between 1947 and 1962.

2008: The Bulgarian National Bank releases a commemorative silver coin, minted in 10,000 pieces, dedicated to the 130th anniversary of Bulgaria's liberation.

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