If a nation does not know its history, if the country loses its history, then its citizens have nowhere to go.
Mirzhakyp Dulatuly

This day in history

44 years ago the Torgay Regional Local History Museum was established in the city of Arkalyk

162 years ago a fortress called Verniy was founded

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An official transfer of the capital of Kazakhstan from Almaty to Akmola was made

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An official transfer of the capital of Kazakhstan from Almaty to Akmola was made - e-history.kz
Transfer of the capital of Kazakhstan from Almaty to Astana (December, 10 1997) - the third transfer of the capital in Kazakhstan. Unlike earlier ones, this transfer was initiated by the authorities of the republic. It also became the first and the only transfer of the capital of the state in the former Soviet space, significantly affecting the social and economic life in the country.