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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Ederle

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.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gertrude-ederle-becomes-first-woman-to-swim-english-channel

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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Mar 2, 2013 ... Ederle was the sixth person ever to swim the Channel, and she did so despite stormy weather and large waves. The 19-year-old American also ...

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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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Oct 21, 2014 ... Gertrude Ederle was the first woman to swim the English Channel. Learn more at Biography.com.

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 ...

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)

www.nydailynews.com/news/world/gertrude-ederle-woman-swim-english-channel-article-1.802472

Aug 14, 2017 ... Lillian Cannon, Famous American swimmer in training at Cape Gris-Nez for an attempt to swim the English Channel, wishes Gertrude Ederle ...

articles.latimes.com/2003/dec/01/local/me-ederle1

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 ...