August 6, 1926 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • American Gertrude Ederle (20) becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel in 14 hours, 39 minutes, a record for male or female

Birthdays in History

  • Christa Reinig, writer
  • J[anet] O[pal] Jeppson, [nee Janet Asimov], author (2nd Experiment)