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
April 11, 1937, by decision of the CEC of Kazakh ASSR the village Pribalhashstroy transformed into a city of Balkhash.
Emergence and development of the city was the result of finding rich deposits of copper ore in 1928.