This day in history:
May 8, 1975 in Almaty at the park named after 28 Panfilov’s Guardsmen was established the Memorial “Glory”
Birthday of an actor, film director Asanali Ashimov
Orenburg was found in April 19, 1743.
The Empress Anna Ioannovna heard rumors about the riches of the South Urals. She decide to continue the policy of Russian Tsars on the development of the Siberian lands. In 1734, she found
Deciding to continue the policy of Russian Tsars on the development of the Siberian lands, in 1734, she found povelivaet Oph Estuary, which flows into the river Yaik (Ural), a new city and call it Orenburg. In 1734, she commanded to establish a new city on the estuary of the Or River, which flows into the River Yaik (Ural), and call it Orenburg. In 1735, the expedition (later Commission) under the Chief Secretary I.Kirillov was send there. Kirill after establishment of the new fortress he decided that the place for it was chosen very badly. Later from this fortress grew the town Orsk. Therefore, in 1740, the town was moved to a new location to Red Mountain, downstream Yaik. Also the location for Orenburg was inconvenient. While building the fortress it was noticed that the Red Mountain was poor for construction materials. In 1742, Orenburg was laid for the third time. The city was hastily built on the Red Mountain and continued to exist under the name Krasngorsk fortress, then the village Krasnogorsk.