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Seoul - Notable Historical Events

Harry TrumanJun 27, 1950

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Seoul - Historical Events
Date Event
1897-02-01

Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, opens in Seoul.

1904-02-09

Japanese land troops at Chemulpo (Inchon), near Seoul, Korea; within the next three weeks they will have advanced to the Yalu River, border of Manchuria

1950-06-27

North Koreans troop reach Seoul, UN asks members to aid South Korea, Harry Truman orders Air Force & Navy into Korean conflict

1950-06-28

North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea in opening phase of the Korean War

1950-09-15

US troop land on Wolmi-Do island off of Seoul

1950-09-26

UN troops in Korean War recapture South Korean capital of Seoul

1951-01-04

During Korean conflict, Chinese forces capture Seoul

1951-03-12

Communist troops driven out of Seoul

1951-03-14

During Korean War, US/UN forces recapture Seoul

1955-10-04

Rev Sun Young Moon leaves prison in Seoul

1971-12-25

Worst hotel fire in history kills 163 at Taeyokale Hotel in Seoul

1974-11-02

78 die when the Time Go-Go Club in Seoul, South Korea burns down. Six of the victims jumped to their deaths from the seventh floor after a club official barred the doors after the fire started.

1981-09-30

Seoul, South Korea, is selected to host 1988 Summer Olympics

1983-05-10

Lee Chin Yong performs 170 continuous chin-ups in Seoul

1986-09-14

Bomb explosion on airport Kimpo at Seoul, 5 killed

1988-01-11

USSR announces it will participate in Seoul Summer Olympics

1988-09-17

24th Olympic games open at Seoul, Korea

1988-10-02

24th Olympic games close at Seoul, Korea

1994-10-21

Hana bridge is Seoul Korea crashes, 32+ die

1994-11-29

Seoul, Korea, celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding

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Seoul - Birthdays
Date Event
1931-03-16

Alan Heyman, Northeast of Seoul

1932-07-20

Nam June Paik, Seoul Korea, video artist (Medium is the Medium)

1944-03-19

Myung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, cellist (Chung Trio)

1948-03-26

Kyung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, violinist (Chung Sisters)

1951-07-01

Imre Gedõvári, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1952-02-17

Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US US table tennis player (Olympic-92)

1953-01-22

Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor (Chung Trio)

1953-12-02

Myung-Whan Chung, Seoul Korea, pianist (Chung Trio)

1956-03-09

György Nébald, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1959-02-12

Imre Bujdosó, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1959-07-05

László Csongrádi, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1961-04-28

Attila Mizsér, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1962-06-13

Bence Szabó, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1963-02-18

László Fábián, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1964-9-12

Zsolt Gyulay, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1965-03-08

Ferenc Csipes, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1965-08-31

Zsolt Borkai, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1966-01-29

Romário, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1966-04-28

Sándor Hódosi, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1967-04-29

Attila Ábrahám, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1967-06-03

Tamás Darnyi, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1967-07-17

Pearl Sinn, Seoul Korea, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic-35th)

1967-11-06

Shûzô Matsuoka, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1969-03-10

József Szabó, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1969-05-23

Elena Shushunova, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1969-10-24

Morena Corwin, Seoul, Korea, playmate (Sep, 1992)

1970-06-13

Lance Ringnald, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1971-07-15

Cuiting Chen, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1972-05-09

Daniela Silivas, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad

1972-08-14

Jae-Suk Yoo, Times Square: Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

1973-09-06

Greg Rusedski, Montreal Quebec, tennis star (1995 Seoul)

1975-02-17

Sung-Hee Park, Pusan Korea, tennis star (1993 Futures-Seoul)

1975-11-19

Ju-Yeon Choi, Pusan Korea, tennis star (1995 Futures-Seoul-KOR II)

1976-04-25

Jong-Kook Kim, Times Square: Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

1976-05-27

Richard Park, Seoul Kor, NHL center (Pitts Penguins)

1978-02-24

Gary Kang, Times Square: Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

1978-03-01

Ji-youn Kim, Seoul

1979-08-20

Dong-hoon Ha, Times Square: Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

1980-01-20

Jeong-hoon Kim, Cafe Seoul

1982-11-01

Seo-won Jang, Cafe Seoul

1984-01-03

Wan Lee, Once Upon a Time in Seoul

1985-06-21

Saki Seto, Seoul Raiders

1985-07-14

Kwang Soo Lee, Times Square: Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

1986-02-26

Crystal Kay, Seoul Searching

1986-04-04

Eun-Hyuk, Hanseong Baekje Museum, Bangi-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul

1992-06-27

Sohee, Paris Park, Mokdong, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul

1995-04-14

Ashlye Meyer, Seoul Man

Seoul - Weddings
Date Event
2006-06-01

Korean "My Sassy Girl" actor-singer Cha Tae-Hyun (30) weds pop lyricist Choi Suk-eun at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul City

Seoul - Deaths
Date Event
1944-06-19

Han Yong-woon, Zen teacher, dies in Seoul County, Korea at 65

2014-03-01

Alan Heyman, Northeast of Seoul

2014-05-22

Imre Gedõvári, Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad


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