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1901 -- Hansung Electric Co. holds a ceremony to mark the first time that electric lights are turned on in Seoul.
1962 -- Prime Minister Jang Myun is arrested without physical detention on anti-revolutionary conspiracy charges.
1964 -- South Korea establishes its journalists association.
2001 -- Bang Sang-hoon, president of the daily Chosun Ilbo, Kim Byung-kwan, former honorary chairman of the daily Dong-A Ilbo, and Cho Hee-jun, former chairman of the Kukmin Daily, are arrested on tax evasion charges after a special tax probe into news organizations. Conservative forces claimed the probe conducted under the Kim Dae-jung administration was a plot to tame news media critical of the government.
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