This day in history:
The Day of Justice Workers in Kazakhstan
In 1919, Kyrgyz (Kazakh) Revolutionary Committee adopted Resolution on the establishment of the Department of Justice
The city’s original location, at the confluence of the Or River and Yaik River (Zhaiyk in Kazakh language), was selected during the expedition of initiator of area’s development I. Kirillov. V. Tatishev was appointed as the head of Orenburg expedition after his death. It seemed to him that the place is very uncomfortable, besides it flooded with spring floods. In 1739, preparations for the construction of the city downstream Yaik at a place called Red Hill had begun. In August 6, 1741 the city was founded, although, the construction was not started.