In 1926, she became the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
Among other nicknames, the press sometimes called her "Queen of the Waves." ...
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.
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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 ...
This is a great book on the story behind the first woman
across the English Channel
, Gertrude Ederle. In 1926, Trudy Ederle swam across the English Channel
two hours quicker than any man had ever done it - but there was much, much more behind that story, and Yo... More »
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 ...
Gertrude Ederle, the First Woman to Swim Across the English Channel, Dies at
98. By RICHARD SEVERO. Published: December 1, 2003. Facebook; Twitter ...
Gertrude Ederle rocketed to international stardom in 1926 as the first woman to
swim across the English Channel, a feat only five men had completed. On the ...
On August 6, 1926, 19-year-old Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim
the 21 miles across the English Channel in 14 hours and 31 minutes—nearly 2 ...
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Aug 1, 2011 ... ... out to channel. SL of Miss Ederle and Ishak Ealny, Egyptian swim... ... Gertrude
Ederle swims the English Channel 1926. historycomestolife.