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
On February 12,1955 the government made the decision on construction of the "Baikonur" spaceport. The famous constructor major general G. Shubnikov was assigned as the principal of construction.