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Meaningful Days of Korean History

  • 1987.12.3
    open unification
    Jungbu Expressway (part of Express National Road No. 35) is a highway in South Korea that connects the two Koreas, starting from Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, and Hanam, Gyeonggi Province.

    Although the same route number is given as Tongyeong Daejeon Expressway, it is a different route legally and institutionally.

    It was opened on December 3, 1987 to disperse traffic on the Gyeongbu Expressway and promote regional development.
  • 1964.12.3
    opening day
    The Freedom Center, designed by architect Kim Soo-geun (February 20, 1931 to June 14, 1986,) was decided to be established at the 1962 Asian Anti-Communist Federation Provisional Assembly to prevent communist aggression against free Asian countries and to protect peace and security.

    The main building of the Freedom Center, a large convention center, Seoul Club, a social club for high-ranking people, and Tower Hotel, a hotel for foreigners, were established here.

    It is the first government-run building and represents Korea in the 1960s.
  • 1968.12.21
    Opening Date
    Construction began on March 24, 1967 and was completed on December 21, 1968.

    The Gyeongin Expressway, built in preparation for the rapid increase in transportation demand between Seoul and Incheon, is Korea's first highway, although the road extension is short, meaningful in that it has provided an opportunity to enter the era of highway and high growth.
  • 1960.12.30
    renaming day
    On December 30, 1960, six months after the collapse of the Liberal Party regime of Rhee Syng-man and the Democratic Party of the Second Republic, President Yoon Bo-sun changed the name of his residence from Kyungmudae to Cheong Wa Dae.

    Seeing that the roof of the main building of Gyeongmudae is blue, there is a theory that President Yoon, who studied archaeology in college, changed his name to "Cheong Wa Dae" with his major knowledge.

    Yoon Bo-sun (August 26, 1897 to July 18, 1990) is a politician who served as the fourth president of the Republic of Korea.

    He served as Seoul mayor from December 15, 1948 to June 5, 1949 and as the fourth president of the Republic of Korea from August 13, 1960 to March 23, 1962.
  • 1907.1.1
    first movie theater
    Dansungsa Temple is Korea's first full-fledged permanent theater built in 1907 in Myo-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul.

    Close to Exit 3 of Jongno 3-ga Subway Station, it faces 1958 CGV Piccadilly.

    On October 27, 1919, Dansungsa screened 'Loyal Guto' which was first made with domestic capital by a Korean.

    In the late 1990s, when the number of spectators decreased due to the lack of multi-cultural theaters, the company attempted to transform itself into a multiplex with 10 pipes by completing a new building in 2005, but it closed its doors in just three years.

    After several auction procedures, it was acquired by an affiliate of Youngan Hat. Baek Sung-hak, chairman of Youngan Moja, has preserved a theater inside Danseongsa Temple and built a movie history museum on the second basement floor to display 5,500 films, including movie posts and movie production equipment.

    The exhibits also include bricks and original photographs of the building, which was newly built in 1934. Some of the fruits of Korean films that almost disappeared have survived.
  • 1958.1.30
    Specified date
    On January 30, 1958, Gimpo Airport was designated as an international airport, and a system of jurisdiction from the Minister of Transportation was promulgated.

    Gimpo Airport opened in 1942 at Gimpo Airfield and was used as an airfield for the United Nations Military Command during the Korean War.

    Management was transferred to Korea in 1961 and served as Korea's first gate until Incheon Airport opened in 2001.
  • 1963.2.1
    Opening Day
    Jangchung Gymnasium was Korea's largest indoor stadium with 8,000 seats and is a circular stadium.

    Originally used as an army gymnasium, it was changed to a sports stadium and opened on February 1, 1963.

    In the 1960s and 1970s, Jangchung Gymnasium was a regular venue for various control events as well as sports.

    It is where various national celebrations such as the $10 billion export ceremony, the Liberation Day, and the inauguration ceremony of the president were held.
  • 1954.3.1
    Construction commencement date
    According to the Ministry of National Defense, the current location of Dongjak-dong was selected as the candidate site for the military cemetery and was approved by President Syngman Rhee on September 29, 1953.

    Since the construction of the construction site began on March 1, 1954, 238,017 square meters of graveyard were constructed over three years, and 99,174 square meters of forest land, 912,400 square meters of forest land, and 178,513 square meters of park administration area were constructed annually until the end of 1968.
  • 2001.3.29
    Opening day
    At the same time as the opening of Incheon International Airport on March 29, 2001, the international line at that time was transferred to Gimpo International Airport in Gangseo-gu, Seoul.

    Since it is a maritime airport created by compensating for the sea between Yeongjongdo and Yongyu-do, it operates 24 hours a day, unlike the inland airport Gimpo International Airport.

    Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC), which was established on February 1, 1999, is in charge of airport operations, and has maintained the number one position in the world airport ranking for 12 consecutive years since 2005 in the World Airport Service Evaluation (ASQ). ..
  • 1979.4.6
    opening date
    Bomun Tourist Complex is an international tourist resort located in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do.

    The Gyeongju Tourism Development Plan was finalized in August 1971, and construction began in 1974 and was designated as Bomun Tourist Complex in 1975.

    In April 1979, the first stage of construction was completed and the first site was opened as a tourist complex.

    The complex, built around Bomunho Lake, a route to the eastern Bulguksa Temple and Tohamsan Mountain district, is equipped with a tourist resort and various cultural and leisure facilities.

    The Bomun Tourist Complex was designated as a hot spring zone in 1991 and a special tourist zone in 1994.

    At Gyeongju Expo Park, where the comprehensive cultural fair will be held, there is an 82-meter-high Gyeongju Tower, which is designed with the nine-story wooden pagoda of Hwangnyongsa Temple, where you can see the Bomun Complex at a glance.

    Shilla Millennium Park, where state-of-the-art outdoor epic plays will be performed as a complex history theme park, and Tejium Gyeongju, a teddy bear exhibition space, are also popular attractions for visitors.
  • 1978.4.14
    Opening Day
    Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, located in Sejong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, was established by the Seoul Metropolitan Government and is one of Seoul's leading cultural and artistic institutions

    The Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, which has held many cultural events since its opening in 1978, is also a living witness of Korea's modern cultural and artistic history.
  • 1967.4.15
    Completion date
    The hall, which was opened on December 1, 1908, was completely burnt down by the North Korean military on September 27, 1950, but was rebuilt on April 15, 1967.

    The Seoul Christian Youth Center was a base for the activities of enlightenment intellectuals and young people, contributing greatly to the historical development of Korean churches and society.

    In particular, the anti-Japanese movement and enlightenment movement were carried out under Japanese colonial rule, and after liberation, the unification movement, democratization movement, and civic movement were carried out.
  • 1979.4.18
    Completion date
    Jamsil Indoor Stadium is an indoor arena located in Seoul Sports Complex.

    Construction began on December 1, 1976, and was completed on April 18, 1979, with 11,069 seats installed.

    It is used as an indoor ball game stadium such as basketball, volleyball, and handball, and various performance events are also held.

    It was also used as an indoor football stadium in 1985. It was used as a basketball and volleyball stadium at the 1986 Asian Games and at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
  • 1953.4.20
    landing day
    On April 20, 1953, resident 33 were landing on Dokdo and Ulleungdo to Dokdo until December 1956, in order to defend a Dokdo a volunteer activities by holding the guards.

    The government of the Republic of Korea of Dokdo in August 1954, on September 15, and a lighthouse and resident posts and on the Eastern Island 'The Dokdo ' stamps three species in the sale of two million copies.

    Dokdo is a police department, North Gyeongsang Province on December 31, 1956 a volunteer guard of gimyeongbok, gardens, seogijong, gardens, Lee Kyu-hyun, gardens, garden, let me get this, hwangyeongmun a total of nine.Ulleung Ulleung absorbed into the Dokdo guards and police station by police specially hired as a police officer.
  • 1984.5.1
    Opening Day
    Seoul Grand Park is a public park in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

    Seoul Grand Park, which was opened in 1984, was opened when the zoo and amusement facilities of Changgyeongwon were relocated to Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do as part of the restoration project of Changgyeonggung Palace in Seoul

    At that time, the construction cost was 98.5 billion won, which was completed five years after the construction began.

    There are the largest zoos and botanical gardens in Korea, and Seoul Land, an amusement park.