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In 1806, explorers Lewis and Clark, having reached the Pacific coast, began their journey back East.
In 1910, film director Akira Kurosawa was born.
In 1942, during World War II, the U.S. government began moving Japanese-Americans from their West Coast homes to detention centers.
In 1986, tens of thousands of people filled the streets of Pusan, South Korea, as they cheered political opposition leader Kim Young-sam in the biggest anti-government rally in six years.
In 1994, Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexico's leading presidential candidate, was assassinated in Tijuana.
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