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    Today in Korean history

    March 27 1951 -- The Ministry of Education introduces a new school system -- six years for elementary school, three each for middle and high school, and four for university. 1971 -- The U.S. Army 7th Division withdraws after being stationed for two years in South Korea. 1982 -- The South... 14:00 Mar. 26
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    Today in Korean history

    March 26 1910 -- Ahn Jung-geun, a Korean independence fighter who resisted Japanese colonial rule, is executed at a prison in China by Japanese authorities. Ahn was arrested in 1909 for assassinating Ito Hirobumi, the Japanese resident-general in Korea, at a railway station in Harbin, a city ... 14:00 Mar. 25
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    Today in Korean history

    March 25 1929 -- Gyeongseong University, founded in 1924 by Japan, graduates its first students. After the end of World War II, the university was closed in 1946 and was later merged with other colleges into Seoul National University. 1949 -- Korea establishes an embassy in Washington. ... 14:00 Mar. 24
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    Today in Korean history

    March 24 1881 -- A group of Joseon Dynasty Confucian scholars from the southeastern region of the Korean Peninsula present an appeal with 10,000 signatures to the royal throne, protesting the opening of trade and commerce to foreign countries. 1895 -- A Joseon Dynasty cabinet led by Kim ... 14:00 Mar. 23
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    Today in Korean history

    March 23 1949 -- The United States dispatches John Muccio as its first ambassador to South Korea. 1990 -- South Korea establishes diplomatic relations with Bulgaria. 1992 -- South Korea establishes diplomatic relations with Azerbaijan. 2000 -- The North Korean navy announces its o... 14:00 Mar. 22
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    Today in Korean history

    March 22 1962 -- President Yoon Bo-sun steps down in protest over the "political purification law" that the National Assembly passed to prevent members of previous administrations from returning to office. Yoon's resignation came about 10 months after Gen. Park Chung-hee seized control of the... 14:00 Mar. 21
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