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This Week in History: A fact for June

Annie Londonderry

First woman to cycle the globe begins journey

June 25, 1894

Annie Cohen Kopchovsky, known as Annie Londonderry, began a round-the-world bicycle trip. She became the first woman to travel around the globe by bicycle.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for June." (Viewed on November 22, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/jun/random>.

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