Today in History
5 October 1869 Babıali secured 10 million francs with a special contract with Hirsch and committed to pay within 65 annually.
October 5, 1908 Bulgaria declared independence. With the protocol dated April 19, 1909, he agreed to pay 42 million Frank compensation to the Ottoman State for the part of Rumeli Railways that remained on its side and also for the Belova-Vakarel line. 21 million 500 thousand Frank of this figure was paid to the Eastern Railways Company.