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Today’s Observances: January 22

On this date in Bulgarian history: 
1873: Death sentence of revolutionary and freedom fighter Vasil Levski (1837-1873) is confirmed by Ottoman Sultan’s firman.
1905: National Assembly passes Bulgaria’s first law on protection of women and children workers at industrial enterprises.
1935: General Pencho Zlatev forms government of pro-monarchist activists of the Military League and civilian experts.
2001: First wholly privately-owned hydropower plant goes into operation.
2007: Georgi Parvanov and Angel Marin are inaugurated as President and Vice President for second term.
2007: Meglena Kuneva is sworn in as EU Commissioner for Consumer Affairs.
2012: Rosen Plevneliev and Margarita Popova are inaugurated as President and Vice President.