On 25 February in Korean history

1993-03-25 Kim Young Sam sworn in

ON 25 FEBRUARY IN ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on February 25, 2019

1920: Birth of Sun Myung Moon, South Korean religious leader, founded the Unification Church who died on September 3, 2012
http://www.biography.com/people/sun-myung-moon-38310
http://www.reverendsunmyungmoon.org/rev_moon_life.html

1953: Birth of Kim Yeong-cheol, South Korean actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1116906/
http://www.hancinema.net/korean_Kim_Young-cheol.php

1964: North Korean Prime Minister Kim Il-sung calls for the removal of feudalistic land ownership aimed at turning all cooperative farms into state-run ones

1968: During the Vietnam War, 135 unarmed citizens of Ha My village in South Vietnam’s Qu?ng Nam Province are killed and buried in mass by South Korean troops in what would come to be known as the Ha My massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ha_My_massacre
http://www.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/594848.html
https://apjjf.org/-Heonik-Kwon/2451/article.html

1977: Birth of Kim Hee Sun, Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Hee-sun

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVAbpS8CIUs

1982: Birth of Han Ga-in, South Korean actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Ga-in

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEseX_k7muo

1988: Roh Tae-woo becomes the 6th president of South Korea, up to 1993
http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/issues/2015/02/363_98466.html
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/roh-tae-woo

1993: Kim Young-sam is sworn as first civilian president of South Korea for 23 years (up to 1998)
http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/korea/history/kim_young_sam_administration.htm

http://www.s9.com/Biography/Kim-Young-Sam

1993-03-25 Kim Young Sam sworn in

1998: Kim Dae-jung is sworn in as president of  South Korea
http://www.nndb.com/people/087/000089817/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXH-lpG4KJ0

2003: M. Roh Moo-hyun becomes president of South Korea
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/2535143.stm

2008: New South Korean president, Lee Myung-bak is sworn in
https://asiansecurityblog.wordpress.com/2013/06/05/admit-it-south-korea-president-lee-myung-bak-was-pretty-good/
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/l/lee_myung_bak/index.html

2013: Park Geun-hye made history becoming South Korea’s first female president, pledging to secure South Korea against the threat of an increasingly hostile North Korea at the same time as mending bridges with Pyongyang
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/24/world/asia/south-korea-female-president/index.html?hpt=ias_c2
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/02/201322505739252717.html

 

Holidays and observances

Inauguration day of South Korean President, every 5 years from 1988