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May 5. Kazinform's timeline of major events

5 May 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 5th of May. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on May 5.

1918 - Zhas Azamat (Young Citizen) organization was established at the All-Kazakh Youth Congress. The goal of the organization was to unite the Kazakh youth and protect national interests. Zhas Azamat called to back Alash autonomy and confront the establishment of the Soviet form of government.

1925 - The first edition of Tendik (Equality of Rights) newspaper was issued in Orenburg by the Regional Party Committee. According to Editor Sara Yessova, the objective of the newspaper was the emancipation of women and their engagement in active social life. In July 1926, the newspaper was transformed into the Ayel Tendigi (Equality of Women) monthly political and literature-fiction magazine. Beyimbet Mailin, Sabit Mukanov, Saken Seifullin, Ilyas Dzhansugurov, Rakhim Sugurov, Nagima Arykova, Nazipa Kulzhanova and Sholpan Imanbayeva contributed to the magazine.

1986 - Central Memorial Museum named after Hero of Soviet Union Aliya Moldagulova was unveiled in Aktobe. Around 30,000 people visit it every year. The holdings of the Museum contain over 7,000 exhibits. A branch of the Museum was opened in the village of Aliya Moldagulova - Alibaisay, Kobda municipality.

1991 - Tabigat Ecological Union was established in Kazakhstan. Mels Yeleussizov was the Chairman of the Union. In 2002, the Ecological Union was awarded the Global-500 prize.

2011 - A ceremony of laying a capsule with soil from Rzhev city was held in the Alley of Heroes in Aktobe. 10,000 soldiers from the 100th and 101st separate rifle brigades died in fierce battles near Rzhev in 1942. As is known, these brigades were formed in 1941 in Aktobe and Almaty. Both brigades lost up to 80% of soldiers in the first week.

2012 - Kazakhstan, Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine joined the Climate Impacts Day global campaign.

2012 - Students of Pavlodar-based Music College - Boarding School for Gifted Children Madina Adamova and Omar Kuanyshev won the 1st and the 2nd places at the XXIII International Flame Festival in Paris, respectively. As many as 200 young musicians from 31 countries of the world participated in the contest.

2012 - Commemorative banknote of Kazakhstan with a nominal value of 1,000 tenge with a depiction of ancient Turkic commander Kul Tigin won in the nomination ‘The Best IBNS Banknote 2013'.

2014 - Rafis Abazov, a historian of Columbia University, invited to Rome for studying archival materials under the ‘Rome and Alash: Cultural Heritage' project, discovered unknown maps of Kazakhstan in secret archives of Vatican and Society of Jesus.

2017 - VATAN daily newspaper translated into Turkish and published the article by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev The Course towards the Future: Kazakhstan's Identity Modernization. The newspaper was founded on September 2, 2002

2018 - Kazakhstani diplomat Askar Mussinov was elected Deputy Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation at the 45th session of the OIC Council of Ministers.

2018 - "Heritage of Yassawi and Turkistan" historical exhibition was opened in Turkey. The exhibition displayed the hikmets (a book of sayings) by Hoja Ahmed Yassawi and Kul Azim, written approximately in 1845, the original version of "Diwan-i Hikmet" book of wisdom, Suleyman Bakırgani's "Diwan", manuscripts written in Turkic and devoted to Hoja Ahmed Yassawi "Bustanul Muhibbin", and over 100 paintings which reflect the historical and holy places of the region.