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  • Today in Korean history

    Nov. 29 1940 -- The headquarters of the Independence Army of Korea is relocated to Xian, China, from Chongqing. 1987 -- A Korean Air passenger plane heading for Seoul from Baghdad explodes over Myanmar. North Korean agents are accused of carrying out the bombing, and one of them, Kim Hyon... 14:00 Nov. 28
  • Today in Korean history

    Nov. 28 1919 -- Twenty-three female members of an independence movement against the Japanese colonial rule of Korea are arrested. 1941 -- The interim government announces the doctrine for the foundation of the nation and sets up a special committee, headed by Rhee Syng-man, on U.S. affair... 14:00 Nov. 27
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    Today in Korean history

    Nov. 27 1598 -- A seven-year invasion of Korea by Japanese forces led by warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi ends. The invasion seriously weakened Korea's Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). 1953 -- President Rhee Syng-man holds a summit with his Taiwanese counterpart, Chiang Kai-shek. 1964 -- South K... 14:00 Nov. 26
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    Today in Korean history

    Nov. 26 1986 -- The South Korean government announces plans to build a "Peace Dam" on the upper stretches of the Han River that flows through Seoul to counter a possible North Korean "flood" offensive. The move was prompted by reports that North Korea planned to build a "Mount Kumgang" dam up... 14:00 Nov. 25
  • Today in Korean history

    Nov. 24 1956 -- South Korea establishes diplomatic relations with Italy. 1995 -- President Kim Young-sam moves to launch an investigation into the bloody crackdown on a civil uprising in the city of Gwangju, 330 kilometers southwest of Seoul, in May 1980. Tens of thousands of Gwangju c... 14:00 Nov. 23
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