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Meaningful Days of Korean History

  • 1966.6.25
    Victory Day
    Kim Ki-soo (20 September 1941 – 10 June 1997) was the first Korean boxing champion to win the WBA/WBC World Super welterweight title at Jangchung Gymnasium in Seoul on 25 June 1966.
  • 1998.7.7
    the day of the championship
    Born in Yuseong, Daejeon on September 28, 1977, Se-ri Park started playing golf in 1989 at the recommendation of her father, Park Joon-cheol.

    He is known to have undergone rigorous training without any days off in order to become the best on his own, such as staying alone until 2 am at the training ground at a young age in elementary school.

    He turned pro in 1996 and took part on the LPGA tour in 1998.

    In the first year of his tour, he won the LPGA Championship and the US Women's Open, winning the Rookie of the Year award.

    She emerged as a national hero, especially as she was broadcast live to the people who were depressed in the financial era of the IMF after struggling to win a bad battle.
  • 1947.7.19
    Yeo Un-hyung's Assassination Day
    Yeo Un-hyung joined the independence movement in 1918, forming the New Korea Youth Party in Shanghai. In 1919, he sent representatives to the Paris Peace Conference to promote Joseon's independence and served as deputy foreign minister for the Shanghai Provisional Government.

    In November 1919, Yeo Un-hyeong was invited by the Japanese cabinet. In a speech to hundreds of Japanese journalists, he insists on the independence of Joseon and criticizes the Japanese government. The Japanese cabinet, which tried to appease Yeo Un-hyeong, is facing a backlash and is facing the dissolution of the House of Representatives. In 1929, Yeo Un-hyung was arrested by Japanese police and jailed for three years. After being released from prison, he became the president of the Chosun Ilbo and posted a photo of Sohn Ki-jung deleting the Japanese flag when he won the marathon at the Berlin Olympics.

    In August 1944, Yeo Un-hyeong gathered patriotic forces from left to right to form a national foundation alliance. This will be the foundation of the National Foundation Preparation Committee, which has a system two days after its liberation. However, the path to establishing a unified government was not easy. The left-right confrontation has become intense within the trusteeship of the Moscow Tripartite Conference. The first joint committee of the U.S. and Japan, which was trying to discuss the formation of a unified provisional government, collapsed.

    In June 1946, Rhee Syng-man proposed the establishment of a single government in Jeongeup, and Yeo Un-hyeong opposed it. Yeo Un-hyung, who pushed for a left-right joint effort to establish a unified government, is bombarded with criticism and attacks from both camps, and constant terror attacks occur against him. Eventually, Yeo Un-hyung was assassinated on July 19, 1947. His death stops his dream of establishing a unified government.
  • 1979.7.20
    the day of the championship
    Kim Jin-ho (born December 1, 1961) is a native of Yecheon-gun, North Gyeongsang Province who started archery while attending Yecheon Middle School.

    Kim Jin-ho (December 1, 1961) is from Yecheon-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, and started archery while attending Yecheon Girls' Middle School.

    He was selected as a national representative while attending Yecheon Girls' High School and won the world archery championship by winning the 30m, 50m, 60m, individual and group competitions at the World Archery Championships held in Berlin in 1979.

    He also raised high expectations at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, but he was unable to participate as a boycott of the Republic of Korea.

    Kim Jin-ho, who again won five crowns at the World Championships held in Los Angeles in 1983, is the first player to show the potential of Korean archery to the world stage.
  • 1965.7.27
    burial day
    Rhee served as the first president of the Republic of Korea from 1948 to 1960. After becoming the National Assembly speaker in May 1948, he took office as the first president in July and carried out a thorough anti-communist policy.

    During the Korean War, he opposed a cease-fire, and in 1952, the Constitution was revised to a direct presidential election system and re-elected as the second president.

    In 1954, he pushed ahead with a constitutional amendment to abolish the restriction on the second term of the president, and was elected the third president in 1956. During the presidential election on March 15, 1960, the ruling party (Liberty Party) and the government organized a rigged election and were elected for the fourth term, but the April 19 Revolution broke out nationwide.

    On April 26, 1960, Syngman Rhee finally issued a resignation statement and defected to Hawaii. He died in exile in 1965 and was buried in the National Cemetery.
  • 1976.8.1
    Gold medal day
    Born in Busan on 22 January 1953, Yang Jung-mo won the gold medal in the freestyle 62 kg category at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

    South Korea won the gold medal for the first time in the Olympic Games since Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule.
  • 1762.8.5
    Jeong Yak-yong's Birthday
    Jeong Yak-yong (丁若鏞, August 5, 1762 (June 16, 1762) to April 7, 1836, 1836 (February 22, 1836) was a civil servant, writer, poet, philosopher, scientist, and engineer of the late Joseon Dynasty.

    It contributed greatly to laying the foundation for modern engineering in the Joseon Dynasty. In addition, Jeong Yak-yong integrated the ideas of Silhak, which came down through the interests of Hyungwon and Seongho, into one body.

    Books related to Neo-Confucianism, astronomy, geography, history, industry, and clothing, as well as "Gyeongse Youpyo," "Mokminsimseo," and "Humheum Sinseo" are all examples of social, economic, and ideological affairs, which can be said to be the result of "multi-academics."

    In 2012, Jeong was selected as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage along with Russo and Hesse.
  • 1936.8.9
    Son Kee-chung's Gold Medal Day
    The 11th Olympic Marathon Awards, which began at 6:15 p.m. on August 9, 1936, at the Main Stadium of the Berlin Olympics in Germany. There were two players who bowed their heads even after getting to the Olympic podium.

    They won a gold medal and a bronze medal in the marathon, the flower of the Olympics. The audience was curious about their solemn impressions. On the podium, they could never be happy.

    At Main Stadium, a Japanese national anthem that colonized their homeland was being played for the winner. They bowed their heads and turned away from the Japanese flag rising to the flagpole.

    Later, the bronze medalist said he envied his colleague who was a gold medalist. The winner was able to cover even the Japanese flag on his chest by holding the oak tree seedling, a souvenir.

    They are Son Ki-jung, the marathoner of colonial Joseon, and Nam Seung-ryong, the bronze medalist.

    Son Kee-chung (August 29, 2012 - November 15, 2002)
    Nam Seung-ryong (November 23, 2012 - February 20, 2001)
  • 1992.8.9
    Gold medal day
    On August 9, 1992, at the Barcelona Olympic Marathon, Young-Jo Hwang (from April 27, 1970) won the championship with a record of 2 hours, 13 minutes and 23 seconds.

    On this day, Son Ki-jeong Ong won the 1936 Berlin Olympics, and Hwang Young-jo became the second Asian to win the Olympic marathon.
  • 1965.10.4
    Kang Jae-gu's death date
    Major Kang Jae-gu (姜在求, July 26, 1937 to October 4, 1965) was born in Incheon in 1937 and graduated from Seoul High School before being commissioned as the 16th major of the Korea Military Academy in March 1960.

    One soldier practices throwing grenades at the training ground of the Maengho unit. When the grenade fell where the troops were, Lieutenant Kang Jae-gu, the company commander, threw himself and sacrificed himself.

    After his death, the army general was posthumously appointed as a major, and a statue of him was erected at the Korea Military Academy.
  • 1398.10.6
    Jeong Do-jeon's death date
    Jeong Do-jeon (1342~1398) was a civil official, politician, Confucian scholar, and revolutionary during the late Goryeo and early Joseon Periods.

    At the end of the Goryeo Dynasty, he criticized the corrupt politics of the Gwon Mun-se people and the Buddhism that was parasitic on them, and made a key contribution to the establishment of the Joseon Dynasty, a centralized bureaucracy based on Neo-Confucianism.

    As the first meritorious retainer and supreme power of the Joseon Dynasty, he laid the foundation for the 500th anniversary of the Joseon Dynasty by laying the foundation for the ideological foundation of the Joseon Dynasty, and named the buildings and streets of downtown Hanyang by himself.

    Jeong Do-jeon, a revolutionary comrade of Yi Seong-gye, was killed by Bang Won (the third king of Joseon), the fifth son of Yi Seong-gye.
  • 2006.10.14
    election day
    Ban Ki-moon (June 13, 1944 -) is a diplomat and the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations who served as the 7th Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of South Korea.

    After graduating from Seoul National University in 1970, he passed the Foreign Service Examination as the second-highest grade and worked at the Foreign Ministry. Of foreign policy, became the director-general of the Foreign Office secretary for diplomacy and security, the former president, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade through and from November 2006 to January 2004, Roh Moo-hyun.Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade from the government.

    He was elected the 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations at the General Assembly on October 13, 2006 and began his term as Secretary-General of the United Nations on January 1, 2007, succeeding Kofi Annan.

    In June 2011, a resolution recommending Ban Ki-moon to serve a second term was passed by a round of applause from 192 member countries at the General Assembly, with the unanimous vote of the Security Council and signed by all local groups, and succeeded in his second term as U.N. secretary-General.

    With Ban Ki-moon retiring on Dec. 31, 2016, after completing his 10-year term as U.N. secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, who was elected as the incoming U.N. secretary-general, began his term on Jan. 1, 2017.

    He was elected president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Ethics Committee in 2017.
  • 1335.10.27
    Taejo Lee Seong-gye's Birth Day
    Lee Seong-gye (October 27, 1335 (October 11, 1335) to June 18, 1408 (May 24, 1408) was the first king to be a shaman, politician, and founder of Joseon.

    Lee Seong-gye became famous for his distinguished military service in the war against Japanese pirates and the Red Turban Invasion of Korea at the end of the Goryeo Dynasty. The Yuihwado Rebellion eliminated King Wu and Choe Yeong and took political and military power in one hand.

    In conjunction with emerging political forces, the new dynasty 'Joseon' was founded to replace Goryeo. He was reigned for seven years from 1392 to 1398, and was succeeded by King Jeongjong, the second king, in the wake of the prince's rebellion.
  • 2010.10.30
    the day of the game
    On July 8, 1992, he was born in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province.

    He received considerable attention abroad as he went through the U-17 national team in 2009 and received lip service as the highest-ever super-special prospect with a four-year contract with Hamburg SV in 2010.

    On 30 October 2010, he scored his debut goal for the Bundesliga at the age of 18, signaling the birth of a new star.
  • 1878.11.9
    Patriot of the Korean Empire (on March 10, 1938, on November 9, to 1878 and 安昌浩) An education reform activist and social activist who enlightened farmers and independent activists, educators, politicians of the Japanese occupation.

    During his lifetime, he organized and organized Korean-American organizations such as Heungsadan and the Korean National Association, and participated in and led the establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea from April 1919.

    On March 21, 1988, after his death, an honorary diploma was awarded to him at the Salvation School, where Ahn Chang-ho studied, namely, Shinjang Middle School and Gyeongshin High School (a school of Presbyterian Church belonging to the integration of the Presbyterian Church of Korea).