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 beca...
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.
Dec 1, 2003 ... Gertrude Ederle, who was the toast of America and Europe in 1926 when she
became the first woman to swim the English Channel, died ...
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 ...
Dec 1, 2003 ... Gertrude Ederle, who became first woman to swim across English Channel in
1926, dies at age 98; photos (M)
In 1926, 18-year-old Trudy Ederle fascinated and inspired millions around the
world when she became the first woman successfully to swim the English
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.
Aug 5, 2016 ... Ninety years ago, Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English
Channel. Here's the scoop on her famous feat, plus a few more.