November 20. 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 20th of November. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on November 20.
1923 – The first issue of Soviet Steppe newspaper is published. On January 20, 1932 the newspaper was renamed into Kazakhstanskaya Pravda.
1998 - The first ISS component called Zarya is launched into space from the Baikonur cosmodrome.
2009 – First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev attends the ceremony of putting into commission the first highway in Kazakhstan - Astana-Burabai (224km).
2012 – The Honorary Consulate of Ukraine is inaugurated in Karaganda city.
2012 – Kazakhstani director Darezhan Omirbayev’s Student gets special jury prize at the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival in Portugal.
2013 – The new building of the Kazakh Embassy in the UK is unveiled in London.
2014 – The Republic of Kazakhstan establishes diplomatic relations with the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.
2017 - The Republic of Kazakhstan is invited to join the OECD Education Policy Committee.
2018 – Young Kazakhstani singer Daneliya Tuleshova travels to Belarus to participate in the 2018 Junior Eurovision. In Minsk, she and other participants meet with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko.
2019 – The Denis Ten Scholarship instituted in Almaty city is awarded to three best students of the Kazakh-British Technical University.