Yonhap News AgencyApril 10, 2014 04:17
1959 -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization starts construction of its office in Myeongdong, downtown Seoul.
1960 -- Kim Ju-yeol, a student at Masan Commercial High School who was arrested by police after participating in a pro-democracy demonstration the previous month, is found dead. His body is discovered in waters off Masan, a southeastern coastal city, adding fuel to mounting public protests against Syngman Rhee's dictatorial regime. A nationwide protest took place on April 19, pushing the president to step down.