December 1. Kazinform's timeline of major events
1 December 2021 07:00

December 1. Kazinform's timeline of major events

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 1st of December. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on December 1.


1935 – One of the oldest puppet theaters in Kazakhstan, the State Puppet Theater of Almaty, is founded.

1991 – The first nationwide elections of the President of the Kazakh SSR takes place. Nursultan Nazarbayev won the elections by overwhelming majority of votes of 98.76%.

1994 – The Kazakh Embassy unveils in Ukraine. Samat Ordabayev is appointed as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Ukraine.

2004 – An album, a coin and a postage stamp, dated to the 100th anniversary of Abylkan Kasteyev, are presented.

2004 – Kazakhstan introduces new post codes.

2007 – The Governments of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran sign an agreement on cooperation for the construction of a new railway line Uzen-Kyzylkaya-Bereket-Etrek-Gorgan in Ashgabat.

2010 – The OSCE Summit starts its work at the Palace of Independence in Astana in 2010. Fowlwloing its work the Astana Declaration is adopted.

2011 – The solemn ceremony of naming one of the streets in Baku after great Kazakh poet ad thinker Abai.

2011 – The Issabek Ishan Khazret mausoleum complex opens in Kyldykol gorge, Ekibastuz rural area.

2015 – Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev inaugurates the country’s first Military and Historical Museum of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan.

2016 – Turkestan city is named as the cultural capital of the Turkic world for 2017.

2016 – The Kazakh National Bank issues commemorative coins dated to the 25th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan.

2017 – The Atameken historical and cultural centre of the First President of Kazakhstan -Elbasy opens in Almaty region.