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September 19. Kazinform's timeline of major events

19 September 2020 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for 19th of September. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on September 19.


Software Freedom Day organized by the Digital Freedom Foundation is celebrated annually worldwide on the third Saturday of September. SFD is a public education effort with the aim of increasing awareness of Free Software and its virtues, and encouraging its use.

The birthday of the smiley face emoticon is celebrated on September 19. It was invented in 1982 by Scott Fahlman.


1994 – Kazakhstan registers its top level domain .kz.

1995 – Abai’s Selected Poems book with a foreword by Khalid Iqbal Yasir is published in Urdu in Pakistan.

2005 – The statute to the Kazakh people’s hero, commander and writer Bauyrzhan Momyshuly is unveiled in the village of Zhana zhol, Shu district, Zhambyl region.

2011 – Then-President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev meets with former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy at the Élysée Palace to adopt a joint declaration, encompassing multiple issues such as better global governance with the UN playing a central role, encouraging greater mobilization to support the Libyan people, and the restoration process of Afghanistan.

2011 – The national satellite channel of Kazakhstan Caspionet begins broadcasting in North America via Galaxy 19 satellite DTH platform. Caspionet broadcasts programmes in 28 countries, including the USA, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Haiti, and so on.

2012 – Kazakhstan for the first time takes part in Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards annually held in Cannes.

2014 – Robert White’s Vanished Khans and Empty Steppes: The history of Kazakhstan from antiquity to the present book is published in London.

2017 – Kazakhstan accedes to the UN statement of commitment on eliminating sexual exploitation and abuse.

2019 – Kazakhstan is the first CIS country to host the PATA Travel Mart 2019 exhibition in Nur-Sultan city, bringing together 250 tourist companies from 32 countries.

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