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First ancient Olympaid held

776 B.C.

Denmark creates mandatory bill for physical education

1814

1820:

Round Hill School Opens

1823

Catherine Beecher founds seminary for girls with Calisthenics

1823

Charles Beck becomes first Physical Education Teacher at Round Hill School.

1825

1860:

The Normal Institute of Physical Education is founded in Boston.

1861

California becomes first state to pass Physical Education legislation

1866

1890:

James Naismith invents Basketball

1891

First Modern Olympics is held in Athens, Greece

1896

1900:

National Association of Physical Education for College Women initiated

1909

National Park Service formed

1911

1920:

Thomas Wood and Rosalind Cassidy publish The New Physical Education

1927

1930:

National Recreation Association formed

1930