On 7 May in Korean history

ON 7 MAY IN KOREAN HISTORY

Updated on May 7, 2018

1397: Birth of Sejong, the Great of Joseon, fourth king of Korea Joseon dynasty, who died on 18 May 1450
http://asiasociety.org/countries/traditions/king-sejong-great

1592: Battle of Okpo, the first battle won by Korean Admiral Yi Sun-sin against the Japanese
http://english.yi-sunsin.com/02battle/01_01.jsp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Okpo
 

1951: In Korea war, US General Mac Clark succeeds General Ridgway

1970: Birth of Kim Su-ro, South Korean actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1069518/

2013: Bank of China ‘shuts North Korea account’ The closure would be the first openly acknowledged move by an institution in China – the North’s key backer – against North Korean interests in the current stand-off, which escalated in February with Pyongyang’s third atomic test
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/10041679/Bank-of-China-shuts-North-Korea-account.html