This day in history:
In 2005, in Almaty in Abilkhan Kasteyev Museum, new Contemporary Art Hall was opened
In 2007, opening of a memorial plaque in honor of a poet and playwright Amanzhol Shamkenov took place in Pavlodar
On August 7, 1740 a group of Kazakh biys headed by Zhanibek met with lieutenant-general prince Urusov V.A., Head of Orenburg Commission. Zhanibek batyr and prince Vasily Urusov discussed trade with Kazakh steppe, security of caravan tracks and Russia’s protection.