First ancient Olympaid held
Denmark creates mandatory bill for physical education
Catherine Beecher founds seminary for girls with Calisthenics
Round Hill School Opens
Charles Beck becomes first Physical Education Teacher at Round Hill School.
The Normal Institute of Physical Education is founded in Boston.
California becomes first state to pass Physical Education legislation
James Naismith invents Basketball
First Modern Olympics is held in Athens, Greece
National Association of Physical Education for College Women initiated
National Park Service formed
Thomas Wood and Rosalind Cassidy publish The New Physical Education
National Recreation Association formed