1980s

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Timeline pages(1 C, 13 P)


  • Founding of CAUSA, part of an effort to combat communism. CAUSA worked primarily in Central and South America.[1]

  • Proposal of the International Highway Project. The highway is to link all corners of the world, including a Bering Strait Tunnel and a tunnel to connect Japan with Korea.[2]
  • Founding of Ultimas Noticias, Spanish language daily newspaper published in Uruguay.[3]
  • Start of Paragon House Publishers, a publishing program for ICUS scholars.[4]
  • January 3 - Birth of daughter Yeon Jin.

  • Founding of The Washington Times newspaper[5]
  • Moon is sentenced to 18 months in prison on charges of tax evasion, of which he serves 13 months at the Danbury Correctional facility.
  • June 14 - Birth of daughter Jeung Jin.
  • July 1 - 2075-Couple Blessing in Madison Square Garden, New York.
  • October 14 - 6000-Couple Blessing

  • Founding of the Middle East Times, weekly newspaper in the Middle East.

  • Founding of the American Constitution Commitee (ACC). Later this becomes the American Freedom Coalition and still later the American Family Coalition (AFC).
  • Summit Council for World Peace. This was the precursor to the Federation for World Peace, a forum for former heads of state and sitting heads of government.[6]

  • October 30 - 6500-Couple Blessing.

  • Founding of the Segye Times, Korean daily newspaper.[7]
  • Founding of Sun Moon University in 1989 in Cheonan, Korea, including the former Sunghwa Theological Seminary.[8]
  • January 12 - 1275-Couple Blessing, with participants from missionary countries.


See also

References

  1. CAUSA International Wikipedia
  2. Report on the International Highway Project Vinh Lequang, Walter Morauf, and Bruno Cartier, March 1987
  3. Ultimas Noticias website
  4. Website of Paragon House Publishers for ICUS scholars
  5. Website of The Washington Times
  6. REVEREND SUN MYUNG MOON SPEAKS ON 5TH SUMMIT COUNCIL FOR WORLD PEACE FOUNDER'S ADDRESS, August 22, 1992 Seoul, Korea
  7. Segye Times website
  8. Sun Moon University website

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