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TODAY IN HISTORY

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 Today in History, begin with June 25, 1938, the first Indonesian Language Congress is  held .

The Indonesian Language Congress was first held in Solo on 25 to 27 June 1938. Initially the Indonesian Language Congress was held to commemorate Youth Pledge Day which took place in 1928. It turned out that the event was not only commemorating the Youth Pledge but also discussing  Language development and Indonesian Literature as a whole.

Switch to June 25, 1950 the Korean war begins.

On June 25, 1950, North Korean forces took the South Korean soldiers and small US forces stationed in the country by surprise  and  quickly moved towards the capital city of Seoul. The United States responded by pushing for a resolution through the UN Security Council to call for military assistance to South Korea continues. With the issuance of UN Security Council resolution no.83, US President Harry S. Truman quickly sent the US  Army, Sea and Air Force to be involved in the Korean War as a "police action."

Ended with June 25, 2009, world musician Michael Jackson dies.

Michael Joseph Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, USA, August 29, 1958. He died in Los Angeles, California, United States, June 25, 2009 due to  a heart problem at the age of 50. Michael Joseph Jackson   is well known as the King of Pop and popularized the Moonwalk dance movement that was his trademark. His  album, released in 1982, Thriller is the best-selling album in the world with sales exceeding 104 million copies worldwide.

He began his singing career at the age of five as a member of the Jackson family vocal group or commonly called The Jakcson Five before launching his first solo album “Got to be There” in 1971. He won various awards in his lifetime  including  13 Grammy Awards and “Thriller”  was recorded  as the best-selling album in the world by  Guinness Book of World Records. That was  today in history.

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