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Today’s Observances: Jan. 3

On this date in Bulgarian history:
1907: National Theatre building in Sofia inaugurated.
1945: Diplomatic relations with Italy restored (severed September 7, 1944).
1988: First Bulgarian test tube baby born.
1991: Political parties in 7th Grand National Assembly agree on peaceful transition to democracy.
1997: Trade union and civic organizations stage protests against Socialist government.
2007: European Commission Representation opens in Sofia.