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24 October
2000 A monument to the poet Sultanmakhmut Toraygyrov was unveiled in Pavlodar
In 2000 a monument to the poet Sultanmakhmut Toraygyrov was unveiled in Pavlodar
1945 The world commemorates the United Nations Day
Today, on October 24, the world commemorates the United Nations Day
2009 In 2009 exposition complex named after Abylaykhan was opened in the Burabay State park
In 2009 exposition complex named after Abylaykhan was opened in the Burabay State park
2002 In 2002 the Second World Kurultay of Kazakhs took place in Turkestan
On October 23-24, 2002 the Second World Kurultay of Kazakhs took place in Turkestan

24 October 2000

A monument to the poet Sultanmakhmut Toraygyrov was unveiled in Pavlodar

Sultanmakhmut Toraygyrov was born in a herder family. His mother died when he was one year old.
He completed madrasa (1908–1910).

At the end of 1912 Toraygyrov moved to Troitsk and entered the Rasuliya Muslim school: he studied sciences and Russian language; read Lermontov, Pushkin and Krylov. In July 1913 he left school because of the disease and started teaching children in aul (village). Since 1913 worked as a secretary on the editing staff of the first Kazakh magazine "Aykap". His first sketches were published there. His collected works were published during the Soviet time.

After the February revolution of 1917 he moved to Semipalatinsk. 

Sultanmakhmut became the Chairman of Shidertinsk Revolution Committee. At the same time he had contacts with activists from Alash-Orda and published articles in their Sary-Arka newspaper.

He supported the ideas of Alash leaders and enjoyed them in his poems.

He died when he was 26 years old because of tuberculosis.

24 October 1945

The world commemorates the United Nations Day

On that date in 1945 the Charter of the United Nations Organization came into force. It was signed on 26 June 1945 at diplomatic conference in San Francisco by the representatives of 50 founder States of the UN.

The UNO is a unique platform for dialog and seeking responses to burning issues of the international agenda. Nowadays no one serious problem is solved outside the UN, whether it be peace and security guarantee, non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, struggle against global terrorism, food and water security, climate change, and so on.

22 years ago at the 47th session of the UN General Assembly the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev stated that, as a peace-loving nation, the Republic of Kazakhstan is able to fully comply with relevant obligations of the UN Charter and usefully contribute in all spheres of activity of this international organization.

24 October 2009

In 2009 exposition complex named after Abylaykhan was opened in the Burabay State park

In 2009 exposition complex named after Abylaykhan was opened in the Burabay State park by the initiative of the Nur Otan People’s Democratic Party and the Office of the President. 

The territory of the museum located at Abylaykhan Square is 288 square meters. According to historical data, that was the place where Abylaykhan received ambassadors of Chinese and Bukhara Khanates and other states; that was the site where the Shandy Zhoryk famous battle took place. Sculptural compositions of the museum are the attempt to reconstruct the events of that period.

The project is implemented with the aim to preserve historical heritage, popularization of Kazakh history and tourism development.

24 October 2002

In 2002 the Second World Kurultay of Kazakhs took place in Turkestan

The Kurultay was attended by more than 500 delegates from 36 world states, including the PRC, USA, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan and other states. 

Opening of 11 large objects constructed in Turkestan was organized in conjunction with the Kurultai, including new building of the Kazakh-Turkish University, the Symbol of Kurultay monument, the Tay-Kazan fountain kept in the Mausoleum of Khodja Ahmet Yassawi, the Sara new medical center, center of arts, House of actor, sports center, and Daryn school.