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Today’s Observances: February 14

Bulgaria:
– Vine-growers’ Day;
– Bulgarian Archaeologists’ Day.
– Demise of St Constantine Cyril the Philosopher, inventor of the Slavic alphabet.
The world:
– St Valentine’s Day.
On this date in Bulgarian history:
1941: Sofia’s first trolley bus service is launched.
1994: Bulgaria formally joins NATO’s Partnership for Peace initiative.
1997: Multifunctional building of Bulgaria’s Antarctic Base opens on Livingston Island.
2001: Flag-carrier Balkan Airlines stops operating.
2008: Diplomatic relations are established with Monaco at embassy level.