1982 – Born on August 23rd in Vallejo, California. World-record holder in the 100-meter backstroke and is the first woman to swim it under a minute (59.58). 2001 – Honored as a three-time NCAA Swimmer of the Year and three-time Pac-10 Swimmer of the Year. 2002 – Chosen as the Female World Swimmer of the ..
1918 – She was born in San Diego on the 9th of November. 1950 – Chadwick’s biggest contribution to swimming history occurred on the 8th of August, when she crossed the English Channel in 13 hours and 20 minutes, breaking the then-current world record held by American swimmer Gertrude Ederle. 1952 – Florence was the ..
1902 – Born on the 27th of February in Waterford, New York. 1917 – Started swimming to help recover from polio, which she caught. 1919 – She was arrested for "nude swimming"; she removed her stockings at a pool where it was forbidden to bare "the lower female extremities for public bathing". 1920 – American ..