May 25, 2008. The UK Sunday Times reports Prince Andrew sold a home to a Kazakh tycoon for 15 million British pounds. The home was Sunninghill Park, in Berkshire, England, which was the official residence of the Duke of York from 1990 until 2004. The Buyer was Kenes Rakiskev, a 29 year old head of an energy company. Also a partner in the purchase was his father in law, Imangali Tasmagambetov, a former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, according to the Times.
1949 The Soviet Union conducts a successful atomic test in Kazakhstan, and the nuclear arms race between the Soviet Union and the U.S. begins.
1949. The Ulba Metallurgy Plant is established, and is referred to ask Mailbox 10.
According to NIT (http://www.nti.org/e_research/profiles/Kazakhstan/4278_4302.html),
This timeline for Kazakhstan provides dates and links to articles for a variety of events, ranging from the political development of Kazakhstan, nuclear disarmament, development of oil and gas resources, development of nuclear energy industry, black market trafficking in nuclear materials, government corruption, lobbying of the U.S. and other governments, and repression and violence.
As I have continued to add entries, I have begun to break up the pages into separate years.