June 26, 1911 – Birthday of Mildred Ella (“Babe”) Didrikson Zaharias

On the 1932 Summer time Olympics in Los Angeles, Babe Didrikson Zaharias received gold in each the 80-meter hurdles and javelin throw, and took silver within the excessive soar. She received the British Women’ Novice golf match. She was the primary (and nonetheless the one) lady in historical past to make the lower in a daily PGA Tour occasion. She achieved All-American standing in basketball

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