On 17 May in Korean history

ON 17 MAY IN KOREAN HISTORY

Updated on May 17, 2018

1551: Death of Shin Saimdang, korean writer and artist, poet, born on October 29, 1504
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shin_Saimdang

1980: General Chun Doo-hwan of South Korea declares martial law in order to suppress students demonstration
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-ChunDooH.html

1981: Birth of Lim Jeong Hee, Korean singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lim_Jeong_Hee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_yWIjzsK-I

1997: In South Korea, Kim Hyung-chul, son of the President Kim Dae-jung is arrested as involved in the Hanbo scandal

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1309&dat=19970420&id=WLBOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=GBUEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4429,1559204

2007: A train, for the first time since 1953, cross the border between the two Koreas on few meters
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/korean-detente-trains-cross-border-for-the-first-time-in-over-fifty-years-a-483372.html

2009: Death of Jung Seung-hye, South Korean film producer, born in March 1965
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/special/2009/05/178_45062.html