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Historic events in North Korea that coincided with holidays:
- Day of the Sun, 1969: North Korea shoots down U.S. reconnaisance plane, killing 31 Americans
- Party Foundation Day, 2010: Kim Jong Un appears in official role for the first time.
- Day of the Sun (-2), 2012: Launch of the Kwangmyeongseong 3 satellite