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What Happened on August 25, 1875

Captain Webb Conquers the English Channel

Historical Events

Sports History

Captain Matthew Webb makes the 1st observed and unassisted swim across the English Channel in 21 hours and 45 minutes

1875 Highlights

About August 25, 1875

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 146 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo