Harriet Quimby, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Harriet Quimby

American aviator, screenwriter

Date of Birth: 11-May-1875

Place of Birth: Arcadia Township, Missouri, United States

Date of Death: 01-Jul-1912

Profession: screenwriter, writer, journalist, aircraft pilot

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Harriet Quimby

  • Harriet Quimby (May 11, 1875 ÔÇô July 1, 1912) was an early American aviator and a movie screenwriter.
  • In 1911, she was awarded a U.S.
  • pilot's certificate by the Aero Club of America, becoming the first woman to gain a pilot's license in the United States.
  • In 1912, she became the first woman to fly across the English Channel.
  • Although Quimby lived only to the age of 37, she influenced the role of women in aviation.

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