Did you know…
… that today is the Birthday of Gertrude Ederle (1906)? American swimmer Gertrude Ederle achieved fame when she competed in the 1924 Olympics and became the first woman to swim across the English Channel in 1926. Trivia fans: In her private later life, Ederle taught swimming at a school for deaf children. Take today to think about some of the influential women in your life.
Today’s Inspirational Quote:
“Women should do for themselves what men have already done — occasionally what men have not done — thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action.”
— Amelia Earhart