July 12. 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 12th of July. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on July 12.
1838 - Isatai Taimanuly, one of the leaders of the Kazakh Uprising, was killed at the Kiy lRiver in a battle against the Russian Regular Army troops.
1925 - The Writers' Union of Kazakhstan is founded.
- "1,000 Songs of the Kazakh People" by ethnographer, musician, composer, People's Artist of the Kazakh SSR Aleksandr Zatayevich is published.
1993 - The Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Turkmenistan, the Republic of Turkey, and the Republic of Uzbekistan in Almaty establish the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY).
2012 - A new container train route that connects South Korea, China, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan starts functioning.
2014 - A monument to Bayan Batyr (1714-1771), an outstanding Kazakh soldier who protected the Kazakh people and land from invaders, is unveiled in Pavlodar.
2015 - A civic movement aimed at searching for the remains of the last Kazakh khan, Kenesary Kasymuly, and returning them to the ancestral lands is created in St. Petersburg, Russia.
2017 - Lonely Planet includes Astana (now Nur-Sultan) as one of Asia's ten most exciting spots to see during the year.
- Young Kazakh chess player Alua Nurmanova comes in first place at 3rd Batumi Municipality Cup 2017.
2018 - "The Heritage of the Great Steppe: Jewelry Art Masterpieces" exhibition and "Sacred Kazakhstan" photography exhibition open in Xi'an, China.