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Today in Korean history

Today in Korean History 14:00 September 28, 2018

Sept. 29

1988 -- South Korea's women's handball team wins the gold medal at the Seoul Olympics, giving the nation its first Olympic gold in the event.

2002 -- The 14th Asian Games open in South Korea's southeastern port city of Busan.

2015 -- North Korea indicates it may cancel the upcoming reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War if South Korean authorities keep making "reckless" efforts to stop the North from conducting a satellite launch and a nuclear test.

2016 -- President Park Geun-hye attends a ceremony celebrating the construction of a synchrotron radiation facility in the southern port city of Pohang.

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