Today’s events include:
Focus: World Freedom Day (Taiwan and South Korea)
This is a momorial of the return of around 22,000 war prisoners of the Korean War to Taiwan. Of these, 14,000 Chinese soldiers arrived home on 23 January 1954. The were given the title Anti-Communist Martyrs.
Daily Trivia: The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the “American Pie”. This is the meaning behind the Don McLean song.