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13 August
On August 13, 1920 first Kazakh news agency KazinForm was founded
On August 13, 1920 first Kazakh news agency was founded. Nowadays its traditions are being continued by the "National company "Kazakh Informational Agency" JSC.
1942 In 1942 the 100th Infantry Brigade was sent to the front from Almaty.
On August 13, 1942 the 100th Infantry Brigade was sent to the front from Almaty. Mostly it consisted of Kazakh soldiers.

13 August

On August 13, 1920 first Kazakh news agency KazinForm was founded

On August 13, 1920 first Kazakh news agency was founded. Nowadays its traditions are being continued by the “National company “Kazakh Informational Agency” JSC. In 1920, there was established the Orenburg-Turgay department of the Russian Telegraph Agency (ROSTA), which in 1925 was renamed KazROSTA. Then it was transferred to the jurisdiction of the Council of Ministers of the Kazakh SSR and changed the name to KazTAG. The state telegraph agency existed from 1937 until 1997.

According to the decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan from September 10, 1997 the agency was reorganized to KazAAG. On 8 November 2002, by the decree of the Government of the RK 100-percent state-owned “National company “Kazakh Informational Agency” JSC was established.

13 August 1942

In 1942 the 100th Infantry Brigade was sent to the front from Almaty.

On August 13, 1942 the 100th Infantry Brigade was sent to the front from Almaty. Mostly it consisted of Kazakh soldiers. There were 4890 people. Two Kazakh women, physician Mariyam Sarlybayeva and Manshuk Mametova, were among them.