Mae Chun Eng was bornin Norfolk, Virginia in 1918, spent her adolescence in the States, moved to China for a period at age 12, and then returned to the U.S. to finish high school, go to university, and receive her master’s degree in 1946 from Columbia University.
- President Abraham Lincoln signs the first Pacific Railroad Act on July 1, 1862, the first concrete step by the federal government to provide support for the transcontinental railroad. 1862年7月1日，亚拉伯罕•林肯总统签署了第一部《太平洋铁路法》，这是联邦政府为支持横贯大陆铁路建设而采取的第一步实质性的支持。
- The Transcontinental Railroad was one of the Pacific Railroads. It started construction in 1863 and was completed on May 10, 1869 横贯大陆铁路是太平洋铁路线之一。它始建于1863年，于1869年5月10日竣工。