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Gertrude Caroline Ederle (October 23, 1905 – November 30, 2003) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record- holder in five events. On 6 August 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English Channel.

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On this day in History, Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim English Channel on Aug 06, 1926. Learn more about what happened today on History.

www.theguardian.com/sport/2015/aug/07/first-woman-to-swim-the-english-channel-1926

Aug 7, 2015 ... Miss Gertrude Ederle, a 19-year-old New York swimmer, swam the English Channel yesterday from the French coast to England. She is the first ...

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Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim the English Channel. Learn more at Biography.com.

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Apr 21, 2011 ... Gertrude Ederle 1st Woman To Swim English Channel - 1926 | Today in History | 6 Aug 16 - Duration: 0:48. AP Archive 803 views · 0:48.
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Aug 5, 2016 ... On August 6, 1926, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel, arriving in Kingsdown, England, from France in 14 ...

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Nov 18, 2014 ... Historical footage of Trudy's Ederle's Channel swim. The song Blackbird was a hit the same year. As it is with many open water ultra endurance ...

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In her second attempt to swim across the English Channel, Gertrude Ederle began at 7:08 a.m. at Cape Gris-Nez in France. When she emerged on the English ...

www.nytimes.com/2003/12/01/sports/gertrude-ederle-the-first-woman-to-swim-across-the-english-channel-dies-at-98.html

Dec 1, 2003 ... Gertrude Ederle, who became first woman to swim across English Channel in 1926, dies at age 98; photos (M)

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Aug 6, 2016 ... Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel, taking 14 hours and 34 minutes. Sadly for British honour, however, ...