Who is the First Asian American in the US Currency? – Anna May Wong and her Asian American dream
Wednesday, January 18th 2023
By Minghuang Wang
On October 24th, 2022, Anna May Wong (January 3, 1905 - February 3, 1961) became the first Asian American to appear on the US quarter coin. She was also the first Chinese American film star in Hollywood.
Added the year to be specific for this monumental time!