2009 in South Korea

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Events from the year 2009 in South Korea.

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Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 20 – The outbreak of bloodshed between polices and residents in Yongsan.
  • January 24 – Kang Ho-sun, serial killer of murdering 17 people, was arrested.
  • January 31 – Open the all area of Gyeongbokgung to the public.

February[edit]

  • February 10 – A fire at the Hwawang Mountain during the burning flame grass festival, killed 4 people and 60 wounded.
  • February 25 – The key issues of new media laws are brought to the table.

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • September 6 – South Korea asks North Korea to explain a sudden discharge of dam water which left six people dead or missing across the border.
  • September 26 – Families separated meet at the Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea.

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Birth[edit]

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Sidewalk memorial for Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun set up across the street from Seoul City Hall on July 10, 2009.

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