Today in Korean history (June 13)
Jun 13, 2017
•1955 -- North Korea and Japan sign a fisheries agreement.

•1961 -- South Korean students protest alleged election rigging, and 11 universities are temporarily closed as a result.

•2000 -- South Korean President Kim Dae-jung and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il hold the first inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang.

•2002 -- Two South Korean middle school students are killed by a U.S. military vehicle in Yangju, just north of Seoul.

•2003 -- Chey Tae-won, chairman of SK Group, receives a three-year prison sentence for insider trading and accounting fraud.

•2014 -- President Park Geun-hye replaces about half of her 17-member Cabinet in her first major shake-up since taking office in February 2013, as she struggled to regain public confidence in her government rocked by a deadly ferry disaster in April.

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Source:Yonhap News




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