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On 26 February in Korean history

ON 26 FEBRUARY IN KOREAN HISTORY

Updated on February 26, 2018

1876: Japan and Korea sign a treaty granting Japanese citizens extraterritoriality rights, opening three ports to Japanese trade, and ending Korea’s status as a tributary state of Qing Dynasty China
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan%E2%80%93Korea_Treaty_of_1876

1965: The first contingent of South Korean troops arrives in Saigon
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-south-korean-troops-arrive

1966: The ROK Capital Division of the South Korean Army massacres 380 unarmed civilians in South Vietnam Binh An village
http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/734596.html
https://wn.com/go_dai_massacre

1982: Birth of Song Hye Kyo, South Korea’s model and actress
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Song_Hye-kyo.php
http://yummycelebrities.com/2006/06/23/song-hye-kyo-picture-gallery-1/


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x19wkw_kbs-awards-bi-rain-song-hye-kyo_fun

1988: The tenth and current constitution of the Republic of Korea enters into force . The government under current constitution is called the Sixth Republic and the constitution is valued as the most successful, stable and democratic constitution in the history of the Republic of Korea
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Constitution_of_South_Korea

2003: Goh Kun is elected South Korean PM
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2800257.stm

2008: The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, performs a landmark concert in North Korea
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7264210.stm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_New_York_Philharmonic_visit_to_North_Korea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw1x3uTYpy4

2013: Chung Hong-won, nominated as Prime Minister of Korea on February 8, is confirmed by the National Assembly
http://cogitasia.com/the-leaderboard-chung-hong-won/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+cogitasia%2FZCwV+%28cogitASIA+Posts%29

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