As per our current Database, Marilyn Bell is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Marilyn Bell is 83 years, 4 months and 16 days old. Marilyn Bell will celebrate 84rd birthday on a Tuesday 19th of October 2021. Below we countdown to Marilyn Bell upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Marilyn Bell|
|Age||83 years old|
|Born||October 19, 1937 (Toronto, Canada)|
Marilyn Bell’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible
Marilyn Bell was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.
The first woman to swim across Lake Ontario, also later crossed The English Channel and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
She began taking swimming lessons in a local pool at age 9, and by 1947 began competing in long-distance swimming events.
She was just 16 years old when she completed her record-setting 32-mile swim from Youngstown, NY, across Lake Ontario to Toronto.
She had four children with her husband Joe Di Lascio.
She wasn't the first woman across the English Channel - that honor belonged to Gertrude Ederle in 1926 - but she was the youngest.