Yook Yuen FONG, 18951955 (aged 60 years)

Name
Yook Yuen /FONG/
Given names
Yook Yuen
Surname
FONG
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Birth
25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 2 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 6 years)
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Source citation: Boxer Rebellion Wikipedia

Note: An anti-foreigner rebellion of Chinese peasants and eventually the Qing empire against a consortium…

An anti-foreigner rebellion of Chinese peasants and eventually the Qing empire against a consortium of western and Japanese troops.

26th President of the United States
Theodore Roosevelt
September 14, 1901 (aged 6 years)
China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 17 years)
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Source citation: Qing Dynasty Wikipedia

Note: 2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and c…

2nd foreign dynasty to rule China—Unlike the Mongols however, the Manchu adopted Chinese dress and customs. However, they did force men to wear the queue. Neo-Confucianism was made the official doctrine, demanding loyalty to the emperor, but Chinese culture was preserved and Chinese were excluded only from the very senior court positions. Increasing European trade causedforeign powers divide China into spheres of influence. The Boxer uprising caused the downfall of this last dynasty. source

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 35 years)
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Source citation: Tong Wars Wikipedia

Note: These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urba…

These started as conflicts between clans and sensationalized by American media as gang and turf urban warfare.

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 48 years)
Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Mus…

An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. Poster: 'Chinese Must Go'.

Note: Source citation: Chinese Exclusion Act Wikipedia
Birth of a brother
Chinese American Events
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 11 years)
Note: Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chin…

Public birth records were destroyed in the subsequent fire, which allowed a new opportunity for Chinese to claim American citizenship.

Note: Source citation: The Great San Francisco Earthquake Wikipedia
27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 14 years)
28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 18 years)
Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 23 years)
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Source citation: World War One Wikipedia

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 26 years)
30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 28 years)
31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 34 years)
Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 35 years)
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Source citation: Great Depression Wikipedia

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Worldwide economic downturn.

Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 37 years)
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Source citation: Mukden Incident Wikipedia

Note: Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a…

Imperial Japan starts to subjugate Manchuria for natural resources and living space. Japan wanted a Great Britan like empire calling it the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. The Japan's defeat to the Soviet during the Battles of Khalkhin Gol set the stage for the Japan's Pearl Harbor attack and war with the United States.

32nd President of the United States
Franklin D Roosevelt
March 4, 1933 (aged 38 years)
Birth of a son
November 7, 1934 (aged 39 years)
33rd President of the United States
Harry S Truman
April 12, 1945 (aged 50 years)
Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 50 years)
Note: Source citation: Second Sino Japanese War (WW@) Wikipedia
Note: Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, aft…

Some historians consider this the true start of World War Two. Japan's attempt to conquer China, after subjugating Manchukuo.

Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 50 years)
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Source citation: World War Two Wikipedia

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Western world's time period for World War II.

Chinese Conflicts
Chinese Communist/Kuomintang Civil War
from August 10, 1945 to December 7, 1949 (aged 54 years)
Note: Source citation: Communist Nationalist Civil War Wikipedia
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This represented the defeat and withdrawal of the Kuomintang to Taiwan by Mao Zedong

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 54 years)
Note: Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia

Source citation: Republic of China Wikipedia

China Government/Dynasties
People's Republic of China
1949 (aged 54 years)
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Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 55 years)
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Source citation: McCarthyism Wikipedia

Note: An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory

An example of memes and slogans during this time was 'better dead than red' and the Domino theory

World Conflict
Attack on Pearl Harbor
from December 7, 1941 (aged 46 years)
Note: Source citation: Attack on Pearl Harbor Wikipedia
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The date the United States enters WW2.

Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 51 years)
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Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.

Note: Source citation: Internment of Japanese Americans Wikipedia
34th President of the United States
Dwight D Eisenhower
January 20, 1953 (aged 58 years)
Chinese American Conflicts
Korean War
from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953 (aged 58 years)
Note:

Source citation: Korean War Wikipedia

Chinese Events
Cultural Revolution
from 1949 to 1976 (21 years after death)
Note: The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Gua…

The wanton distruction of Chinese clan genealogy documents along with cultural relics by the Red Guards made tracing Chinese Americans family heritage even harder. This represented Mao Zedong' s attempt to regain local control of China.

Note: Source citation: Cultural Revolution Wikipedia
Birth of a grandson
1953 (aged 58 years)
San Diego, CA, United States
Latitude: 32.71571 Longitude: -117.161
Death of a father
Death of a mother
Death
1955 (aged 60 years)
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