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
In 2005 the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan hosted the opening ceremony of the "500th anniversary of the "Kyz Zhibek" epic poem" exibition. There were presented the works of eminent scientists who had studied and popularized Kazakh folklore. Attributes of female beauty — traditional and modern dresses, jewelry, and cosmetics were presented. "Kyz Zhibek" is one of the most famous and popular Kazakh epic poems, created during its political unification and ethnic consolidation.