CHENG Gin Ting, 18851930 (aged 44 years)

Name
/CHENG/ Gin Ting
Given names
Gin Ting
Surname
CHENG
Name
/鄭/雲间
Type
字 Zi
Given names
雲间
Surname
Birth September 18, 1885

23rd President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison
March 4, 1889 (aged 3 years)

Birth of a brotherHarry Jang Lowe
October 1892 (aged 7 years)
24th President of the United States
Grover Cleveland
March 4, 1893 (aged 7 years)

Chinese Conflicts
First Sino-Japanese War
from July 25, 1894 to April 17, 1895 (aged 9 years)

Source:
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.

Birth of a brotherCHENG Mou Ting
May 9, 1895 (aged 9 years)

25th President of the United States
William McKinley
March 4, 1897 (aged 11 years)

Chinese Conflicts
Boxer Rebellion
from November 2, 1899 to September 7, 1901 (aged 15 years)

Source:
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 15 years)

China Government/Dynasties
Qing or Ching or Manchu Dynasty
from 1636 to 1912 (aged 26 years)

Source:
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 20 years)

Source:
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.

27th President of the United States
William Howard Taft
March 4, 1909 (aged 23 years)

28th President of the United States
Woodrow Wilson
March 4, 1913 (aged 27 years)

Chinese American Events
Tong Wars
from 1800 to 1930 (aged 44 years)

Source:
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 57 years)

Source:
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'.

China Government/Dynasties
Republic of China
from 1912 to 1949 (aged 63 years)

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Global conflict
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 33 years)

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Note: China's [contribution to World War One](https://bacgg.org/index.php/resources/#ww1 )
Death of a fatherCHENG Sei Kou
1919 (aged 33 years)

Death of a motherFANG Shi
1921 (aged 35 years)

29th President of the United States
Warren G Harding
March 4, 1921 (aged 35 years)

30th President of the United States
Calvin Coolidge
August 2, 1923 (aged 37 years)

31st President of the United States
Herbert Hoover
March 4, 1929 (aged 43 years)

Economic
1929 Great Depression
from 1929 to 1930 (aged 44 years)

Source:
Note: Worldwide economic downturn.
Death February 24, 1930 (aged 44 years)

Family with parents
father
Generation 21-23
世球
18431919
Birth: 1843Dai Pong Tou, Guangdong, China
Death: 1919
mother
Marriage Marriage
Marriage Marriage
elder sister
7 years
elder sister
5 years
elder brother
7 years
elder brother
11 months
elder sister
7 years
himself
21-23
雲间
18851930
Birth: September 18, 1885
Death: February 24, 1930
7 years
younger brother
Harry Jang Lowe
靄廷
18921972
Birth: October 1892大龐頭, Zhongshan, Guangdong, CHN
Death: May 1972Berkeley, CA, USA
3 years
younger brother
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