Kyrgyzstan in History

Historical Events

  • 2001-06-14 China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
  • 2015-01-01 Eurasian Economic Union comes into effect, creating a political and economic union between Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

Famous Birthdays

  • 1949-08-01 Kurmanbek Bakiyev, President of Kyrgyzstan

Famous Deaths

  • 2008-06-10 Chinghiz Aitmatov, Kyrgyzstani-Soviet writer, dies of lung and kidney failure at 79