Daily Archives: 15 août 2018

On 15 August in Korean history

ON 15 AUGUST IN KOREAN HISTORY

Updated on August 15, 2018

1945: Korean Liberation Day from Japan
http://www.123independenceday.com/south-korea/
http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/south_korea/liberation_day.php

1948: The Republic of Korea is formally established by Syngman Rhee who has been elected president on July 20
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/626105

1948

1974: Yuk Young-soo, First Lady of South Korea is killed amid an apparent assassination attempt upon President of South Korea, Park Chung-hee, during the anniversarial ceremony of the Liberation day
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuk_Young-soo
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=2940609

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-d-aVd57AKA

1981: Birth of Song Ji-hyo, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Song_Ji-hyo
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Song_Ji-hyo.php

2000 : A group of 100 people from North Korea arrives in South Korea for temporary reunion with relatives they had not seen for half a century. Also a group of 100 South Koreans visits the North
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/871228.stm


Holidays and observances

Korea: Gwangbokjeol (Liberation Day)