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Today’s Observances: June 29

The Orthodox Church celebrates the feast of the Apostles Peter and Paul.
The world:
– Danube Day.
On this date in Bulgarian history:
1882: The first monument to Bulgaria’s liberators from Ottoman rule, the Russian Monument, is unveiled in Sofia.
1947: An air service is launched between Sofia and Bourgas, becoming the country’s first scheduled domestic air service.
1965: Constituent congress of the Union of Actors in Bulgaria.
1994: Parliament adopts the Statute of the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) (effective until December 1, 2011, when the BTA Act is adopted).
1997: Bulgaria becomes a full member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation.
2006: Conscription service is abolished in Bulgaria.