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In 1925, Nellie T. Ross succeeded her late husband as governor of Wyoming, becoming the first female governor in U.S. history.
In 1942, American and Filipino troops were trapped in the Bataan peninsula. Britain transfered Far East command from Singapore to Batavia.
In 1944, the Japanese government imposed the largest taxation increases in Japanese history to pay for the war.
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