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    Today in Korean history

    Feb. 23 1904 -- The Korea-Japan Protocol is signed. The agreement imposed by Japan states that the Korean government must accept Japanese recommendations on the modernization of its facilities and provide strategic bases for Japanese troops if a third country invades Korea. On the pretext of ... 14:00 Feb. 22
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    Today in Korean history

    Feb. 22 1980 -- The South Korean government decides to boycott the Moscow Olympics, following the United States, West Germany, Japan and Canada. 1990 -- The Cabinet adopts a bill to create a fund for inter-Korean cooperation, one of the legal systems for supporting economic and social exc... 14:00 Feb. 21
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    Today in Korean history

    Feb. 21 1954 -- A vessel from South Korea carrying North Korean prisoners of war arrives in India. The group of 76 prisoners, who were held by southern authorities during the 1950-1953 Korean War, wanted to live somewhere other than Korea after their release. North Korean POWs in the South wer... 14:00 Feb. 20
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    Today in Korean history

    Feb. 20 1920 -- The Korean Aviation School opens in Willows, California. Established by a group of Korean independence activists, the school produced pilots who fought against the Japanese colonial regime that ruled the country from 1910 to 1945. 1963 -- Students from the nation's firs... 14:00 Feb. 19
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    Feb. 19 1136 -- An uprising led by Myocheong, a Buddhist monk and royal adviser during the Goryeo Dynasty (918-1392), is killed by the king's army. Myocheong, who supported an independent policy toward China and opposed conservative officials, suggested war against the Chinese kingdom and wa... 14:00 Feb. 18
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    Today in Korean history

    Feb. 18 1909 -- The Korean Empire, the successor of the Joseon Dynasty lasting from 1897 to 1910, announces national tax collection laws. Regional tax laws were formed three years earlier, yielding part of the tax income to local municipalities. 1910 -- The first commercial movie theater ... 14:00 Feb. 17
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