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GISMETEO: Погода по г.Усть-Каменогорск

Important dates


One of the first written evidences about the places where the Ust-Kamenogorsk Fortress was later built left by boyar Fyedor Baykov.

1714 – Peter I knew from Siberian governor M. Gagarin about the fact that there was “sandy gold” in the abundance on the Irket River.
1715, July – I. Buhgolz with his detachment sailed from Tobolsk up the Irtysh river. Soon the Yamishevskay fortress was laid.
In 1719 – Peter I sends a new detachment in the search of Yarkenda gold, and also for the abuse investigation of Siberian governor Matvey Gagarin.
In May, 1720 – I.M. Likharev’s expedition directed up the Irtysh river to Zaysan Lake. There, at the confluence of the Ulba and the Irtysh rivers the new fortress was laid – the Ust-Kamenogorskaya Fortress. The Ust-Kamenogorskaya Fortress appeared on the map of the Russian Empire, the very southern end of the Irtysh line.

1882-1885 – Construction of the Blessed Virgin Protection Church. The temple was typical for the Russian provincial architecture.

1902 – one-storey building for the Mariinsk female school was built. Students of the educational curses were taught on funds of the Public care of popular schooling.
In 1912 – “Echo” cinematograph was built, later known as “Octyabr” cinema.
October-November, 1917 – the Bolshevik Organization was established in Ust-Kamenogorsk. Bolsheviks set up their Sovdep in contrast to the esero-menshevik council of workers and soldier's deputies established in March of 1917. The head of the Sovdep was Yakov Vasilyevich Ushanov, twenty-four-year front-line soldier.
14 March of 1918 – the power in Ust-Kamenogorsk came to Bolsheviks’ Sovdep.
1918 – Publication of the newspaper “Ust-Kamenogorsk’s Live”
Summer, 1919 – an insurrection stirred up in the Ust-Kamenogorsk Prison, where kolchakovs’ put into prison political red prisoners. Only N. Timofeyev and S. Goncharenko stayed alive.
Autumn, 1919 – cooperation of the local partisans’ detachments. The First Altai Regiment of red rock eagles was formed. Communist Nikita Ivanovich Timofeyev was elected the commander.

By the beginning of 1920 – the Soviet Authority was established on the territory of Rudny Altai.
4 April of 1920 – the group of youth gathered in the building of the Public House. That was the first organizational council of members of the Komsomol of Ust-Kamenogorsk.
1924 - The first telephone line was installed in Ust-Kamenogorsk, it spread from people's commissariat radio station service to the Town Council.
1925 – The first receiving set of the type B-4 was set.

1930, October – organization of the Town Phone Station on base of the phone equipment delivered from Semipalatinsk. That equipment consisted of the switchboard and 20 phone equipments.
In 1931 – building of the Rubzovka-Ridder railroad. In 1938 that railroad connected Rudny Altai with the Trans-Siberian and the Middle Asian Railways.
1934 – Sergey Kirov came in the Republic for help in the organization of the harvest. He was 3 days in the East Kazakhstan, visited a lot of villages. After his death the Main Street was renamed in the Kirov Street. The old two-storey building is considered to be a historic monument, former it was Oblispolkom on the balcony of which S.M. Kirov performed.
1935 – The beginning of regular air contact of the town with oblast districts. Although, the passengers weren’t transported in the appropriate way.
1936 – The Protection cathedral was destroyed due to the atheistic cult. Fire bystreet renamed in Maxim Gorky Street.
1939 – The city of Ust-Kamenogorsk becomes the oblast center of the East Kazakhstan Region
1939 – Construction of Hydroelectric Power Station in Ust-Kamenogorsk

Winter, 1940 – Building of the road “East Circuit”. That section of the Eastern Kazakhstan circuit with extension of 300 km. was finished before the appointed time for 42 days. Gravel road connected industrial and agricultural districts of the Eastern Kazakhstan with regional center.
8 May of 1941 - Building of the second section of the roads. The war prevented to finish the building at a stated time. However, the building went on and was finished in the first years of the War.
1942 – Construction of the zinc electrolyte plant
1947, September – Zinc plant produced the first metal bullions
October, 1949 – Ulba Metallurgical Plant produced its first production

1950 – Developing of the metal cadmium production
1950 – Altai Branch of the State Research institution of non-ferrous metals “Ginzvetmet” – “Altaiginzvetmet” was established, and in July of 1955 it was transformed into the All-Union Research Mining and Smelting Institute of non-ferrous metals – VNIIzvetmet.
1951 - Town pioneer house of Ust-Kamenogorsk was reorganized into regional pioneer house.
1951 – Zinc Plant of Ust-Kamenogorsk was transformed into Lead-Zinc Plant.
1952, June – Lead Plant was among operating plants.
20 December of 1952 - Hydroelectric Power Station produced industrial current for the first time. Hydroelectric Power Station was low-powered. Now there are many Hydroelectric Power Stations. That Hydroelectric Power Station was the first one in Altai. Irtysh Power Stations base on this very Hydroelectric Power Station.
3 June of 1953 – single-lift lock of the Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydroelectric Power Station was commissioned, the first locking took place.
In July – building of the Condenser Plant
1954, January – putting into operation of the Railway Zashita-Ziryanovsk
1955, June – putting into operation the new Zinc Plant. Implementation of up-to-date process flowsheet, which allowed the metal production according to world standards. At the same time there was an implementation of progressive methods of non-ferrous and rear metals production.
19 June, 1956 – the first pilot-scale production of sofas and expandable tables at the Ust-Kamenogorsk Furniture Plant.
30 April of 1957 – the Cultural Palace of Metallurgists was opened in Ust-Kamenogorsk.
15 March, 1958 - Ust-Kamenogorsk’s TV centre broadcasting for the first time, in several days broadcasting on the constant level.
1958, October – Opening of Ust-Kamenogorsk Constructing-and-Road Institute
6 November of 1958 – Setting a monument to V.I. Lenin on the Square
1958 – The first steel melting at Vostokmashzavod
1959, April – the first production at the Condenser Plant – 62 condensers
In the end of 1959 – construction of the Service House.

19 April, 1960 – filling up the Buhtorma Reservoir
16 October, 1961 – the first production at Ust-Kamenogorsk Apparatuses Plant
11 August, 1962 – Ust-Kamenogorsk Central Culture House
10 October, 1962 – the first production at the development shop of Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanic-Magnesium under construction plant – tetrachloride titan.
3 March, 1963 – titanic sponge production at Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanic-Magnesium plant
27 March, 1965 – putting into operation of Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanic-Magnesium plant that had been built from 1958.
12 October, 1965 – for the first time air liner AH-24 landed at Ust-Kamenogorsk Airport, direct air flights between Ust-Kamenogorsk and Almaty.
1965, 6 November – opening of the wide-frame cinema “Yubileiniy”.
1968, January – Haydite Plant construction in Ust-Kamenogorsk
1969, 22 March – opening of Sport Palace in Ust-Kamenogorsk for 5100 places

1970, January – commission of communication backbone, which allowed the citizens of the Eastern Kazakhstan to watch regularly broadcastings of the central TV from Moscow and Kazakh TV from Almaty.
1970, 9 August – putting into operation the Bridge over the Irtysh
1970, October – commission of the largest Hotel of the region “Ust-Kamenogorsk”.
1970, July – laying the foundation of the spin-weaving mill of Ust-Kamenogorsk silk cloths plant
1973, 20 January – commission of the Ust-Kamenogorsk regional House of political education, now the 5th Building of the EKSU (East Kazakhstan State University).
1973, April – formation of two regions: Ulbinski and Octyabrski.
1974, November – formation of specialized XXIII CPSU sovkhoz for vegetable growing, with central message in New Sogra village.
1975, 7 May – on the Irtysh embankment in Ust-Kamenogorsk setting up a monument devoted to the East Kazakhstan soldiers, dead during the World War II.
1975, September – opening of the Ust-Kamenogorsk cultural and educational school.
1979, December – the third turn of the spin-weaving mill with 500 looms was commissioned.

1980, May – the decision was made about the sanctuaries and reserves on the territory of East-Kazakhstan region: of Kurchumski and Tarbagatayski reserves, Markakolski reserve and “Rahnanov’s Springs” reserve.
1981, November – publication of the book of O. Bokeyev “Singing barkhan”.
1982, August –the festival of Modern Music of Kazakhstan’s composers was held in Ust-Kamenogorsk.
1986 – Putting in operation of the first line at the Maleyevski Mining
1987 – In December during the terrible frost one of the supporting frames of Ulba Bridge was broken.
1989 – The building of the Regional Printing-House was constructed.

1990, 14 June – there was the earthquake in Zaysan, the force in the focus – 9
1990, 12 September – there was an explosion at beryllium plant of Ulba Metallurgical Plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk.
1992, January – the icon of the Temple “Christ the Almighty” was given back the restored Trinity Temple.
1994, January – the East Humanitarian institute was established, it was the first private institute of higher education in Ust-Kamenogorsk.
1996, January – revival of the Trinity Temple after 70 years of the oblivion.
1997, May – joining of East Kazakhstan and Semipalatinsk regions
In September – Krasnooktyabrskaya Street renamed in Mukhtar Auezov avenue.
1998, 25 October – the new bridge over the Irtysh River was put into operation in the region instead of the former pontoon bridge.
1999 – Kazakhstan Hockey Team, mainly consisting of Ust-Kamenogorsk players from “Torpedo”, became the champion of the winter Asiatic Games.