October 22, 2019
The meaning of North Korea’s “Foundation Day”
There is no evidence of any great event taking place on September 9
“North Korea was founded on September 9, 1948." We hear this phrase again and again, and often say it ourselves. But rarely do we ask the question – what happened on that day?If a country has a holiday commemorating its foundation day, it's usually easy to name the historic event it is intended to commemorate. For example, on July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the