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February 19, 1923

United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind

Supreme Court denied citizenship to Thind Read More
May 26, 1924

Johnson-Reed Act

Halted immigration from most Asian countries Read More
November 21, 1927

Lum v. Rice

Supreme Court allows educational segregation for Chinese students Read More
January 19, 1930

Anti-Filipino Riots in Watsonville, CA

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November 27, 1940

Bruce Lee Born in San Francisco, CA

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February 19, 1942

FDR Signs Executive Order 9066

Ordering internment of Japanese Americans Read More
January 1, 1945

Two Japanese American Students Arrive After Incarceration Camps

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July 2, 1946

Luce-Celler Act

Allowed Filipino, Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi naturalization Read More
January 1, 1947

Wataru Misaka is First Non-Caucasian Player in the (now) NBA

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January 1, 1948

Vicky Draves and Sammy Lee are First Asian Americans to Win Olympic Gold

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