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White workingmen attack Bellingham's East Indian millworkers on September 4, 1907.

On the night of September 4, 1907, about 500 white workingmen attack Bellingham's East Indian millworkers. The purpose of this "anti-Hindu riot," according to the Bellingham Reveille, was to "move [t...

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White mob gathers to expel Asian Indian laborers from Everett on November 2, 1907.

On November 2, 1907, several hundred white laborers and boys assemble near the residences of Asian Indian workers in the employ of three Everett mills. Though the demonstration's organizers state that...

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Islamic Center of the Eastside opens in Bellevue in 1996.

In 1996, the Islamic Center of the Eastside is formed in Bellevue. It is considered too large a mosque at the time for the small number of worshippers, but by 2001 will expand to serve its large and g...

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Fiftieth anniversary of India's independence is celebrated in Seattle on August 14, 1997.

On August 14, 1997, King County residents from India or of Indian descent celebrate the 50th anniversary of the independence of India at the Seattle Center. There are some 18,000 persons of Indian des...

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