BIRTH(+)FACT(᙮)DEATH(-)

39th year  -  N° 62                 Saturday, 2 March 2024         Antwerpen		
Home is Where the Heart is
Swimmer
Matthew Webb
known for swimming the Channel


  • 19 January 1848 (+) is born in Dawley, United Kingdom.

  • 24 August 1875 (x) becomes the first man to swim across the Channel. in Dover, United Kingdom.

  • 24 July 1883 (-) dies in a dangerous swim through in the Niagara River in Niagara Falls, United States.


  • More info on Wikipedia