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Reporter : Kim Ji-soo
Wed, October 4, 2023 | 23:33
Sojourn over Chuseok holiday
This Chuseok, also known as Korea's Thanksgiving holiday, in late September, was one of the longest, six days in total. For working Koreans such as me, at the tail end of the Korean baby boomer generation, six days amounted to a full summer holiday. Suddenly with time on my hands and fatigued from work, after searching numerous online travel platforms, I walked into an old-fa...
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THURSDAY, May 25, 2023
On this day...1810-Argentina declares independence from Napoleonic Spain (National Day)1946-Abdullah ibn Hussein becomes king of Jordan1949-Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai1950-Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel opens in NYC1951 New York Giant Willie Mays 1st major league game (goes 0 for 5)1961-JFK sets goal of putting a man on Moon before the end of decade1962-U.S. unions AFL-CIO starts campaign for 35-hour work week1969-Sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup1983-"Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars 3) released1983-First National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed1983-Fire in Nassermeer ...
Strike up the banned
FRIDAY, May 19, 2023
On this day...1884-Ringling Brothers circus premieres1929-General Feng Yu-xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-shek Government1934-Military coup by Colonel Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria1939-Churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact1943-Berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews)1951-U.N. begins counter offensive in Korea1960-Belgian parliament requires rest day for self employed1967-U.S. bombs Hanoi1967-USSR ratifies treaty with England & US banning nuclear weapons in space1982-Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion1994-Omar Sharif suffers a mild heart attack1994-Tennis star...
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