PE timeline

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Olympic game events are established

777 BC

First Ever Olympiad held in Greece

776 BC

citation: "The Historical Development of Physical Education." HubPages. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 June 2014. http://tinatruelove.hubpages.com/hub/The-Historical-Development-of-Physical-Education.

Olympic Games are Abolished

394 AD

Emperor Theodosius I accuses the Olympics of being of pagan practices

394 AD

This lead to its abolishment.

Vittorino da Feltre begins childhood physical education classes

1420

School Bill of Denmark establishes first madatory physical education classes

1814

Schools begin to teaach physical education classes

1814

Most if the schools were European

Gymnastics is banneed in Germany

1819

This is because Jahn is arrested.

Round Hill School Opens

1823

This causes a breakthrough in physical education.
Source: http://www.nku.edu/~lipping/PHE1/timeline.pdf

School in Englad begins to teach calisthenics classes for girls

1823

This led to more schools implementing aerobics and such to their schools.

Catherine Beecher founds Hartford seminary for girls

1823

Included American-style calisthenics

Amhearst becomes first college to establish a men's physical education program

1861

Many schools are establishing PE into their system. A domino effect is taking place.

The Normal institute of Physcial Education is founded in Boston

1861

The Progress of PE

1861

California becomes first state to pass physical education legislation

1866

First professional baseball team - the Cincinnati Red Stockings

1869

Physical Education Laws and Requirements take place

1890

Ohio passes mandatory physical education law

1892

Wisconsin passes mandatory physical education law

1897

North Dakota passes mandatory physical education law

1899

The 1900's

1900

Pennsylvania passes phy sical education law

1901

Playground Association of America founded

1906

Boy Scout Movement founded for promotion of physical recreation

1907

Michigan passes mandatory physical education law

1911

Idaho passes mandatory physical education law

1913

Eight states all pass physical education legislation

1915 - 1918

Illinois, New York, California, Nevada, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland.