Today in Uzbekistan History
Events 1 - 8 of 8
1924-10-27 - The Uzbek SSR is founded in the Soviet Union.
1925-05-12 - Uzbekistan & Kirgizistan become autonomous Soviet republics
1966-04-26 - An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 destroys Tashkent, Uzbekistan
1976-05-17 - Earthquake in Uzbekistan: thousands killed
1994-01-10 - Uzbekistan & Kazakhstan agrees to abolish trade tariffs
2001-06-14 - China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan form the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
2001-08-21 - The Red Cross announces that a famine is striking Tajikistan, and calls for international financial aid for Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
2005-05-13 - The Andijan Massacre occurs in Uzbekistan.
Birthdays 1 - 5 of 5
1938-01-30 - Islom Karimov, President of Uzbekistan
1953-01-25 - Mark Weil, Uzbek theatre director (d. 2007)
1964-02-28 - Djamolidine Abdoujaparov, Uzbekistan cyclist
1965-11-23 - Rodion Gataullin, Uzbekistan, pole vaulter (Olympics-silver-88)
1982-01-12 - Sherzod Abdurahmonov, Uzbekistanian boxer