1954 -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) launches its Korean committee.
1967 -- The Korea Exchange Bank is founded.
1974 -- South Korea and Japan sign an agreement on the zoning of their continental shelves.
1992 -- North Korea signs the nuclear safeguards agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
2003 -- Ewha Woman's University decides to abolish a 50-year-old regulation forbidding its students from marrying before graduation.
2012 -- North Korea revises laws on foreign investment.
2013 -- South Korea successfully launches its first space rocket, the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-1 (KSLV-1), also known as Naro. The satellite carried by the rocket was later confirmed to have entered its intended orbit.