site.btaToday's Observances: April 20-21

Today's Observances: April 20-21
Today's Observances: April 20-21
Artwork by Dessi Toncheva

April 20

On this date in Bulgarian history:

1846: First issue of "Bulgarski Orel" ("Bulgarian Eagle") newspaper comes out in Leipzig, Germany, edited by Ivan Bogorov.

1906: 37-member air force is set up within Engineer Troops.

1918: Diplomatic relations are established with Norway at legation level (promoted to embassy level on October 31, 1964).

1984: Hristo Prodanov becomes first Bulgarian to climb Mt Everest.

 

April 21

On this date in Bulgarian history:

1921: Botev Vratsa football club is established.

1935: Prime Minister Andrei Toshev forms cabinet of military and civilian figures who favour concentration of political power in the hands of King Boris III. Lasts until November 23, 1935.

1946: Sofia Puppet Theatre stages its first performance.

2004: Diplomatic Institute under Foreign Minister is unveiled in Sofia.

2004: Law on receivables guaranteed to workers in case of employer's bankruptcy is adopted.

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