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May 5
In 1892, Congress passed the Geary Chinese Exclusion Act, which required Chinese in the United States to be registered, or face deportation.
In 1942, Japanese troops landed on Corregidor.
In 1945, in the only fatal attack of its kind during World War II, a Japanese balloon bomb exploded on Gearhart Mountain in Oregon, killing the pregnant wife of a minister and five children.
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