Gertrude Ederle was the first lady to cross the English channel.
No, Gertrude Stein was a poet. The first woman to swim the channel was American swimmer Gertrude Ederle in 1926.
Gertrude Caroline Ederle was an American swimmer that was the first woman ever to swim the English Channel. Her time was 14 hours and 34 minutes, the best time of the males swimmers was 16 hours and 33 minutes.Gertrude Ederlethat is Johnny Weismuller
First Woman's Bank of Tennessee ended in 1926.
Many people have swam the English Channel. 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 <><><> The English Channel has been swum many times, the first being Matthew Webb in 1875. As of 1979, there have been 819 crossers that made it- and 17 that swam both ways without stopping. .
The Channel Swim - 1926 was released on: USA: 3 December 1926
The cast of The Channel Swim - 1926 includes: Bobby Ray
Then Came the Woman - 1926 was released on: USA: 9 June 1926
The Earth Woman - 1926 was released on: USA: 4 April 1926
Gertrude Ederle Also Henry Sullivan in 1923 England to France, Charles Toth of Boston in 1923 France to England,, Amelia Corson 1926 France to England , Enrique Tirabocchi in 1923 france to England
Mihir SenMihir Sen in 14 hours 45 minutesIt is Captain Webb.Captain Matthew Webb was the first recorded person to swim the English Channel without using artificial aids. On 25th August 1875 he swam from Dover to Calais in under 22 hours.Matthew Webb was the first recorded person to swim the English Channel without the use of artificial aids. Sources:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Channelhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_WebbCaptain Matthew Webb was the first. He was killed trying to swim agross the Niagra River in Canada/US He swam the channel in 1875.Matthew WebbAugust 24, 1875took him 21 hours and 45 minutesCaptain Webb made the first observed and unnassisted swim of the channel on the 24th August 1875 in 21 hours and 45 minutes
The Wilderness Woman - 1926 is rated/received certificates of: USA:Approved