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    Today in Korean history

    Sept. 19 1980 -- South Korea and France sign a fishery accord. 2000 -- The South Korean women's archery team wins the gold medal in the group competition at the Sydney Olympics. The South Korean troika -- Kim Soo-nyung, Yoon Mi-jin and Kim Nam-soon -- beat the Ukrainian team 251-239. Also, Y... 14:00 Sep. 18
  • Today in Korean history

    Sept. 18 1894 -- The Joseon Dynasty opens its first modern primary school, Gyodong Elementary School, in Insadong, Jongno-gu, central Seoul. 1996 -- A North Korean submarine is found stranded on the seashore at Gangneung, a South Korean port city 240 kilometers east of Seoul. A massive ma... 14:00 Sep. 17
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    Today in Korean history

    Sept. 17 1978 -- South Korea severs diplomatic ties with Afghanistan after a pro-Soviet Union regime takes control following an invasion. 1980 -- A military tribunal sentences opposition leader Kim Dae-jung to death on charges of sedition. The death sentence was later commuted to life imp... 14:00 Sep. 16
  • Today in Korean history

    Sept. 16 1974 -- North Korea joins the International Atomic Energy Agency. Due to a conflict with the United States over its nuclear weapons program, the communist country pulled out of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Jan. 10, 2003. 2002 -- The militaries of South and North Korea agree to op... 15:53 Sep. 15
  • Today in Korean history

    Sept. 15 1974 -- North Korea joins the International Atomic Energy Agency. Due to a conflict with the United States over its nuclear weapons program, the communist country pulled out of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Jan. 10, 2003. 2002 -- The militaries of South and North Korea agree to open... 14:43 Sep. 14
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    Today in Korean history

    Sept. 13 1972 -- The two Koreas hold their second round of Red Cross talks. 1991 -- The Koreas separately apply for membership in the United Nations. They were approved five days later to join the world's largest body. 1996 -- The Pusan International Film Festival, the first internationa... 14:00 Sep. 12
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    Today in Korean history

    Sept. 12 1921 - Korean independence fighter Kim Ik-sang throws a bomb into the headquarters of the Japanese colonial government in an attempt to kill the Japanese governor-general of Korea, Makoto Saito. Japan colonized the Korean Peninsula from 1910 to 1945. 1983 - The South Korean gover... 14:00 Sep. 11
  • Today in Korean history

    Sept. 11 1899 -- Korea's last kingdom, the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910), signs a trade treaty with China's Qing Dynasty. 1945 -- The operation of a railway line linking Seoul and Sinuiju, a border city in what is now North Korea, is stopped amid deepening enmity between the rival political ... 14:00 Sep. 10
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    Today in Korean history

    Sept. 10 1934 -- A massive flood hits the southern part of Korea, leaving 800 people dead. 1940 -- Two major Korean vernacular dailies, the Chosun Ilbo and the Donga Ilbo, are closed by Japan's colonial authorities because of their anti-Japan stances. Japan colonized the Korean Peninsula... 14:00 Sep. 09
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