On 8 July in Korean history

ON 8 JULY IN ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on July 8, 2018

1592: In the Imjin War, during the Battle of Hansando, Admiral Yi Sun-sin decisively defeats the Japanese Navy at Hasan Island
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/a/hansando.htm
http://www.prkorea.com/yisunsin/battle3.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0HkyIbWa-Y

1977: The ashes of Ahn Eak-tai (1906-1965), a Korean composer and conductor are transferred from the island of Majarca (Spain) to the Korean National Cemetery
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahn_Eak-tai

1994: Death of Kim Il-sung, North Korea’s communist leader, of heart attack, born on April 15, 1912
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_and_state_funeral_of_Kim_Il-sung
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/07/09/world/kim-il-sung-dead-at-age-82-led-north-korea-5-decades-was-near-talks-with-south.html?pagewanted=all
http://www.pbh2.com/astounding/mass-hysteria-after-the-death-of-kim-il-sung/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7P8mP5uuPw

2016: US and South Korea agree THAAD missile defence deployment
http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3021051 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36742751
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/08/asia/north-korea-thaad-missile-deploy/index.html