This day in history:
In 1998 the book "About time, fates and myself" by the President N. Nazarbayev was published in the United Kingdom
Birthday of famous poet - Zhumeken Sabyruly Nazhimedenov
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.