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Today in Korean history

All News 14:00 July 06, 2017

July 7

1953 -- UNESCO establishes its office in South Korea.

1962 -- South Korea and Morocco establish diplomatic relations.

1995 -- Nelson Mandela, the president of South Africa, visits South Korea.

2010 -- A number of South Korean websites, including those of the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae and the foreign ministry, are hampered by a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. They were later found to be masterminded by North Korea.

2013 -- An Asiana Airlines passenger jet carrying 307 people crashes upon landing at San Francisco International Airport, killing three Chinese people and injuring dozens of others on board.

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