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October 9th: Hangul Day (한글날)

Today, October 9th 2014 marks the 568th year since the creation of the Korean Alphabet, Hangul. Hangul Day (Korean Alphabet Day) in South Korea, and Choson-gul Day in North Korea, is a national day marking and celebrating the invention and the proclamation of the Korean alphabet, Hangul, the native alphabet of the Korean language, by the Joseon monarch, King Sejong the Great. It is … Continue reading