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December 10. Kazinform's timeline of major events

10 December 2018 07:00

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 10th of December. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on December 10.

Human Rights Day was officially announced on December 4, 1950 at the plenary session of the UN General Assembly. The date was chosen in honor of adoption of the Universal Human Rights Declaration on December 10, 1948.

International Animal Rights Day was established in 1998, on the 50th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration

The Nobel Prize Award Day. The annual Nobel Prize Award Ceremony takes place in Stockholm Stadhus. The prize is awarded by His Majesty King of Sweden at the ceremony held on the day of Alfred Nobel's death (December 10, 1896). Each laureate receives a gold medal featuring Alfred Nobel and a diploma.

World Football Day is marked by a decision of the UN to enable the international society to pay a tribute to this kind of sport which is for millions of people not only a game, it is a lifestyle.


1930 - the First Kazakh Medical Institution was opened in Kazakhstan. The organization was headed by graduate of the Petersburg Military and Medical Academy Sanzhar Asfendiyarov.

1991 - the Supreme Council of the Kazakh SSR decreed to rename the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic into the Republic of Kazakhstan.

1991 - A ceremonial meeting dedicated to the inauguration of the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev was held at the Palace of Republic in Almaty.

1991 - President Nursultan Nazarbayev decreed to establish the Diamond Fund of the republic.

1997 - President Nursultan Nazarbayev was elected an honorary member of the National Academy of Applied Sciences of Russia.

1997 - The city of Akmola was named the capital of the country. In 1998, the country's leadership took a decision to change the capital city's name as Astana.

2010 - Almaty held a ceremony of inauguration of the Monument to the WWII participant, Hero of the Soviet Union, writer Bauyrzhan Momyshuly.

2014 - Book by Italian analyst and geopolitics expert Fabio Indeo ‘Kazakhstan - the Center of Eurasia' was published by Sandro Teti Editore publishing house in the Italian language.

2016 - Astana Ballet Theatre was opened.

2016 - A film crew of Turkish channel TRT AVAZ came to South Kazakhstan region to shoot a film about the implementation of state programs, the region's development progress and about Turkestan.

2017 - Atyrau region was named the best in the development of national sports and was awarded the Altyn Tugyr special prize.

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