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Harriet Quimby (1875–1912)


Harriet Quimby was born in Arcadia, Michigan. She was an actress, model, magazine writer, screenwriter, and the first woman to ever cross the English Channel in 1912. She also was the first woman who gained a pilot license issued by "Aero Club of America" in 1911. Harriet Quimby had a great impact on the roles of women in aviation even she got the ... See full bio »

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(age 37) in Squantum, Massachusetts

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 1911 Sunshine Through the Dark (Short)
 1911 His Mother's Scarf (Short)
 1911 The Broken Cross (Short)
 1911 Fisher Folks (Short)
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 1909 Lines of White on a Sullen Sea (Short)
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In later years Harriet Quimby was recognized for her aviation achievements on a U. S. postage stamp. See more »

Trademark:

Wore a purple colored flight suit

Star Sign:

Taurus

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