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Today in Korean history

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July 12

1948 - South Korea's National Assembly formulates the nation's Constitution, The elections of the country's National Assembly were held under the U.N. supervision on May 10.

1979 - South Korean football player Cha Bum-kun starts his career in Germany's Bundesliga. In South Korea, Cha is greatly respected for his accomplishments in the Bundesliga in the 1980s and on the South Korean national team. Cha is also considered the best Asian striker that ever played in Europe.

1982 - South Korea and Australia sign a double taxation treaty.

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