March 1, 1919: Korean resistance against Japanese occupation.

Samil Jeol’: Marking the March First Movement.

Peaceful protests against Japan in Seoul, spreading nationwide.

Korean Declaration of Independence read at Tapgol Park rally.

Independence Movement Day became national commemoration in 1946.

Movement aimed to end Japan's colonial rule in Korea.

Over 7,000 killed, 16,000 wounded; 46,000 arrested during protests.