Madam Elisabeth Thible First Woman to Ride in a Free Floating Balloon

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2015-07-06 14:50:38

On June 4, 1784, Madame Elisabeth Thible became the first woman to make a "free flight" - riding aloft in a Montgolfier balloon with Monsieur Fleurant. Thible, of Lyons, France, wore a lace-trimmed dress and a feathered hat.
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