This day in history:
In 2005, in Almaty in Abilkhan Kasteyev Museum, new Contemporary Art Hall was opened
In 2007, opening of a memorial plaque in honor of a poet and playwright Amanzhol Shamkenov took place in Pavlodar
18 years ago in Kokshetau, in front of the State University named after Sh. Ualikhanov was opened the monument for Sh. Ualikhanov
Shokan Ualikhanov (1835-1865) — great Kazakh scientist, historian, ethnographer, folklorist, traveler, educator, as well as an officer of the General Staff Intelligence Directorate of the Russian Army, the great-grandson of the famous Khan Ablay. He was born at the Kusmuryn station of Kostanay region.