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ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN
HISTORICAL TIMELINE OVERVIEW (1400 TO 1899)

Our victories, obstacles and leaders


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1400'S 1875 TO 1899
  • 1400'S - First Discovery of North America
  • 1587 - Start of the Hawaiian Society
  • 1587 - Start of Filipino American History
  • 1600'S - First Arrival in North America
  • 1763 - First Arrival in United States
  • 1781 - L.A.'s Chinatown is Founded
  • 1781 - Antonio Miranda
  • 1781 - 1st Chinese Men in the U.S.
  • 1781 - 1st Chinese in Hawaii
  • 1790 - Naturalization Act
  • 1818-1825 - Foreign Mission School (Chinese College)
  • 1829 - Siamese Twins - Chang and Eng Bunker
  • 1830's - Immigration Policy: Physical Examinations
  • 1830's - Chinese Arrives in Hawaii and New York
  • 1840-1870 - Chinese Laborers Arrive / "Six Companies" Formed
  • 1847 - History of San Francisco's Chinatown
  • 1847 - Arrival of First Chinese Graduates
  • 1848 - Chinese in California
  • 1848 - First Chinese Servants
  • 1847 - Chinese in Cuba
  • 1848 - Chinese in California
  • 1848 - 1st Asian Women in the U.S.
  • 1848 - 1st Asian Vs. Asian Lawsuit
  • 1848 - Ah Toy - Independent Chinese Madam
  • 1849 - Chun Afong - 1st Chinese Millionaire in Hawaii
  • 1849 - Chinese Camp
  • 1850s - Chinese Became California Farmers & Influential
  • 1850 - Lue Gim Gong (Father of Florida's Citrus Industry)
  • 1850 - California's Foreign Miner's Tax
  • 1850 - 1st California Census with Chinese Americans
  • 1852 - "China Boys" / Chinese & Gold Mining
  • 1852 - First Major Wave of Immigration
  • 1853 - Polly Bemis is Born
  • 1853 - Chinese Can't Vote in Washington
  • 1854 - Bok Kai Temple - Oldest in California
  • 1854 - 1st Chinese American Graduate
  • 1854 - First Chinese Women in the United States
  • 1854 - Chinese Can't Give Court Testimony
  • 1855 - Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Ass. / Chinese Protest Discrimination
  • 1855 - 1st Civil Marriage of Chinese Americans
  • 1857 - Chinese in San Francisco
  • 1858 - Immigratin Ban
  • 1858 - First Japanese Citizen in the U.S.
  • 1860 - Oakland's Chinatown
  • 1860 - Chinese Arrive in Jamaica
  • 1860 - Public School Discrimination
  • 1861 - Japanese Arrives in the United States
  • 1861 - Chinese Soldiers in Louisiana Infantry
  • 1862 - Chinese Civil War Soldier - Joseph Pierce
  • 1863 - Chinese Can't Testify
  • 1863 - Chinese "Police Tax"
  • 1863 - Chinese/Asian American Soldiers in the Civil War
  • 1864 - Asian Racism in the Jim Crow South
  • 1864 - Chinese Poll Tax
  • 1864 - First Korean Citizen
  • 1865 - Chinese in the Mississipi Delta
  • 1865 - Central Pacific Railroad Co's Recruiting
  • 1867 - Workers' Strike
  • 1868 - Burlingame - Seward Treaty
  • 1869 - Pastor S.P. Aheong Starts Preaching
  • 1869 - Central Pacific Railroad is Completed
  • 1869 - Wakamatsu Tea & Silk Co.
  • 1869 - Chinese in Utah
  • 1869 - 1st Japanese Immigrants in the U.S.
  • 1869 - Chinese Labor
  • 1870s - Anti-Coolies Ass. / Supreme Order of the Caucasians
  • 1870s - Idaho: Highest Percentage of Chinese (Western states)
  • 1870 - Southerns & "Chinese Coolies"
  • 1870 - Trade Card Racism
  • 1870 - Chinese 1% of Washington
  • 1870 - Debate Over Chinese Rights
  • 1870 - Prostitution Laws / Work Wages Struggles
  • 1870 - Fifteem Passenger Bill
  • 1870 - Civil Rights Act of 1870
  • 1870 - American Union Labor's Opposition to Chinese Workers
  • 1870 - 172 Chinese Americans in California
  • 1871 - Musical Racism
  • 1871 - Chinese Railroad Workers
  • 1871 - Anti-Asian Violence & Killings
  • 1872 - Chinese Can Testify in California Courts

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  • 1875 - "Page Law" Bars Entry to the U.S.
  • 1875 - Spread of a "Chinese" Syphilis
  • 1875 - L.A's True Light Presbyterian Church
  • 1877 - Fukuin Kai - The Gospel Society
  • 1877 - Anti-Chinese Violence
  • 1878 - Targeting Chinese Cigar Makers
  • 1878 - Chinese College - Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1878 - Chinese Not Eligible for Citizenship
  • 1879 - Chinese Cannot be Employed in California
  • 1879 - Chinese Owns Famous Tombstone Eatery / Hoptown
  • 1879 - Racism in Tucson Arizona
  • 1879 - Agriculture Success of Japanese Americans
  • 1879 - Sit Moon (Founder of Chinese YMCA)
  • 1879 - Bok Eye Temple
  • 1880 - US to "Limit" Chinese Immigration
  • 1880 - Chien Lung (Chinese Potato King)
  • 1880 - Lynching of Look Young
  • 1880 - Charlie Soong - Duke's 1st International Student
  • 1882 - Congress Passes Chinese Exclusion Act
  • 1882 - Anti-Chinese Demonstration Day
  • 1883 - Wong Chin Foo / 1st Bi-Lingual Newspaper
  • 1882 - Anti-Chinese Demonstration Day
  • 1884 - Labor Unions Boycott Chinese-Owned Businesses
  • 1884 - Chinese Exclusion Act Amendment
  • 1885 - Canada Imposes "Head Tax" on Chinese Immigrants
  • 1885 - Segregated "Oriental School" Established
  • 1886 - Chinese Are Booted Out in West Coast
  • 1886 - Yick Wo Vs. Hopkins
  • 1886 - Snake River Massacre
  • 1887 - Chinese in Los Angeles (California)
  • 1887 - Chinese Shoemakers Strike
  • 1888 - Racist Cartoon
  • 1888 - Hawaii Limits Chinese Immigration
  • 1888 - Oldest Chinese American Monument
  • 1888 - Chinese Reentry Certificates are Nullified
  • 1889 - Lynching of Katsu Goto
  • 1889 - Exclusion Act is Constitutional
  • 1889 - Asian American in the Spanish American War
  • 1890 - Anti-Discrimination Organizations Formed
  • 1890 - Aliens' Testimony Are Not Necessary
  • 1890 - Henry H. Markham Vows to Keep Chinese Out of California
  • 1891 - Chinese Prejudice in Tucson Arizona
  • 1891 - Pyon Su: 1st Korean Graduate
  • 1891 - Oldest Business in New York's Chinatown
  • 1891 - Stanford University with Japanese Students
  • 1892 - Exclusion Laws of Chinese Laborers
  • 1893 - Hawaii is Conquored
  • 1893 - First Trade Association
  • 1894 - Japanese are Ineligible for Naturalization
  • 1895 - Ping Yang Bombings
  • 1895 - Chinese Habeas Corpus Denied
  • 1897 - U.S. Vs. Wong Kim Ark
  • 1898 - First Chinese American Newspaper
  • 1898 - Wong Kim Ark Vs. United States
  • 1898 - Hawaii Joins the United States
  • 1898 - "Mother of Chinatown" Saves Chinese Girls
  • 1898 - Philippines Belongs to the United States
  • 1899 - James Wong Howe is Born
  • 1899 - Japanese in Santa Monica, California
  • 1899 - Dalip S. Saund is Born
  • 1899 - 1st Korean Organization in the United States
  • 1899 - Medical Panic and Ellis Island
  • 1899 - North American Buddhist Mission

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