North Korean History (Part 2)

North Korea: Kaesong - Pyongyang

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

2018-03-05 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets South Korean officials for the first time since taking office, hosting a dinner in Pyongyang

  • 2018-03-25 North Korean leader Kim Jong un begins surprise trip to Beijing by train to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping
  • 2018-03-28 North Korea's Kim Jong-un meets Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing, China, his first trip outside of North Korea since coming to power in 2011
  • 2018-04-22 Bus crash in North Korea kills 36, with most Chinese tourists
  • 2018-05-15 North Korea threatens to pull out of summit with US and South Korea saying it can "not hide our feeling of repugnance" towards US security advisor John Bolton

Summit of Interest

2018-05-24 US President Donald Trump cancels summit with North and South Korea because of hostile statements from North Korea

Donald Trump Meets Kim Jong-Un

2018-06-12 Singapore Summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump - first time a North Korean leader and an incumbent US President have ever met

  • 2018-09-09 Arirang Mass Games begins in North Korea to mark country's 70th anniversary featuring tens of thousands performing
  • 2018-09-19 Korean joint summit in Pyongyang agrees to limit North Korea's weapons programme and to South Korea economic cooperation
  • 2019-02-27 Second summit begins between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 2019-02-28 Summit between North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump collapses without agreement

Meeting of Interest

2019-06-20 Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years

  • 2019-06-30 President Donald Trump becomes first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea in the Korean Demilitarized Zone meeting Kim Jong Un

Famous Birthdays

Famous Deaths