April 28. Kazinform Major Events Timeline

April 28.  Kazinform Major Events Timeline

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazinform Timeline is the one-stop-shop where you can learn about the historic events of April 28. Learn about notable events that happened throughout Kazakhstan’s history on April 28.


World Day for Safety and Health at Work is marked on April 28 each year. This day promotes the prevention of accidents at work and occupational diseases around the world.


1870 – The first issue of the Turkistan uyalayaty newspaper is published in the Kazakh language in Tashkent.

1955 – The construction of the Baikonur cosmodrome begins in the desert space. The first launch of the P-7 intercontinental ballistic missile built by Sergei Korolev took place at the Polygon in May 1957.

2001 – America’s first millionaire space tourist Dennis Tito flies into space on the Russian Soyuz TM-32 spaceplane with astronauts Talgat Mussabayev and Yuri Baturin.

2010 – The memorial book about Kazakh soldiers who fought and died in Austria during World War II is published for the first time in Austria.

2016 – Former Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the UN Kairat Abdrakhmanov and former Charge d’Affaires ai of Liberia, Ambassador George Patten sign a joint communiqué establishing diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Liberia.

2016 – The first member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation join the Astana initiative to establish the Islamic Organization for Food Security in Astana.

2016 – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Liaison and Partnership Office is open in Astana.

2017 – Sabit Kurmanbekov’s feature film Oralman wins Best Asian Film at the 35th Fajr International Film Festival in Iran.

2018 – Ilyas Yessenberlin’s books The Nomads in English are donated to the US Library of Congress.

2021 – The Norwegian news and analysis site Steigan.no publishes the editorial on the Kazakh vaccine against coronavirus infection writing in detail about the steps of creating and testing QazVac as well as comments on the importance of the event.

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