LAU M Lung, 1845

Name
/LAU/ M Lung
Given names
M Lung
Surname
LAU
Name
/劉/文龍
Given names
文龍
Surname
Name
/劉/敬輝
Given names
敬輝
Surname
Name
/劉/雲從
Given names
雲從
Surname
Birth 1845

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11th President of the United States
James K Polk
March 4, 1845 (aged 0)

12th President of the United States
Zachary Taylor
March 4, 1849 (aged 4 years)

13th President of the United States
Millard Fillmore
July 9, 1850 (aged 5 years)

14th President of the United States
Franklin Pierce
March 4, 1853 (aged 8 years)

Event
California Gold Rush
from January 24, 1848 to 1855 (aged 10 years)

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Chinese Conflicts
Taiping Rebellion
from December 1850 to August 1864 (aged 19 years)

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Note: The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a…

The bloodiest civil war in history with upwards to 70 million killed, between the Qing empire and a theocratic Christian based society. The Qing had to seek help from France and the United Kingdom. This weakened the central Qing government and saw the rise of warlords.

Event
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Six Companies)
after 1851 (aged 6 years)

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Note: Many reasons for these Associations to exist 1. insurance 2. protection 3. companionship 4. [ancesto…

Many reasons for these Associations to exist 1. insurance 2. protection 3. companionship 4. ancestor veneration

Chinese Conflicts
Punti–Hakka Clan Wars
1855 (aged 10 years)

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Chinese Conflicts
Red Turban Rebellion
from 1854 to 1856 (aged 11 years)

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15th President of the United States
James Buchanan
March 4, 1857 (aged 12 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Second Opium War
from October 8, 1856 to October 24, 1860 (aged 15 years)

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Note: The contestants were the Qing empire against a consortium of American and European powers. Again the…

The contestants were the Qing empire against a consortium of American and European powers. Again the Qing were defeated and lost port cities to the control of the western powers.

16th President of the United States
Abraham Lincoln
March 4, 1861 (aged 16 years)

17th President of the United States
Andrew Johnson
April 15, 1865 (aged 20 years)

18th President of the United States
Ulysses S Grant
March 4, 1869 (aged 24 years)

Event
First transcontinental railroad
from 1863 to May 10, 1869 (aged 24 years)

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19th President of the United States
Rutherford B Hayes
March 4, 1877 (aged 32 years)

Birth of a sonLAU H Chuen
1880 (aged 35 years)

20th President of the United States
James A Garfield
March 4, 1881 (aged 36 years)

21st President of the United States
Chester A Arthur
September 19, 1881 (aged 36 years)

22nd President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1885 (aged 40 years)

Death of a wifeYOUNG Shee
1889 (aged 44 years)

23rd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison
March 4, 1889 (aged 44 years)

24th President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1893 (aged 48 years)

Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895 (aged 50 years)

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Note: This conflict represented failure of the Qing dynasty's military modernization versus Imperial Japan…

This conflict represented failure of the Qing dynasty's military modernization versus Imperial Japan Meiji Restoration's military advancement. The result was ceding of Taiwan and Korea to Japan.

25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 52 years)

Birth of a grandsonLAU G Bik
1898 (aged 53 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 56 years)

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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 56 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 67 years)

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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
1906 San Francisco earthquake
April 18, 1906 (aged 61 years)

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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.

Death of a sonLAU H Chuen
1908 (aged 63 years)

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 64 years)

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 68 years)

Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 73 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 76 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 78 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 84 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 85 years)

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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.

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 85 years)

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Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Chinese Conflicts
Mukden Incident
from September 18, 1931 to February 18, 1932 (aged 87 years)

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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 88 years)

Chinese American Events
Chinese Exclusion Act
from May 9, 1882 to 1943 (aged 98 years)

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Note: An official act legalizing discrimination against Chinese in the United States. [Poster: 'Chinese Mu…

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

Chinese Conflicts
Second Sino-Japanese War
from July 7, 1937 to September 9, 1945 (aged 100 years)

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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.

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 104 years)

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Global Conflict
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 100 years)

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Note: Western world's time period for World War II.
Chinese American Events
McCarthyism
from 1940 to 1950 (aged 105 years)

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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 96 years)

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Note: The date the United States enters WW2.
Chinese American Events
Internment of Japanese Americans
from February 19, 1942 to March 20, 1946 (aged 101 years)

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Note: Another example of anti-Asian sentiment in the United States.
Death of a fatherLAU H S

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Birth: 1845
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Birth: 1845
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18081889
Birth: 1808申明亭-, 香山, 广东, CHN
Death: 1889
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Birth: 1845
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