P.E Timeline

Schools

Denmark makes P.E mandatory

1814

Denmark's Bill of 1814 establishes first ever mandatory physical education. (http://learn.pvschools.net/mod/book/view.php?id=144059&chapterid=25689)

First P.E teacher

1825

The first Physical Education Teacher is Charles beck at Round Hill School. (http://learn.pvschools.net/mod/book/view.php?id=144059&chapterid=25689)

Boston is first city to require P.E

1853

THe first U.S city to require a prgram of Physical Education was Boston. (http://pebiography.com/physical-education-timeline?page=1)

P.E Legislation in California

1866

First state to pass Physical Education legislation is California. (http://pebiography.com/physical-education-timeline?page=1)

Sports

First ancient Olympiad is held

776 BC

First woman Jockey

1804

Alicia Meynell of England was the The first woman jockey. In York, England She first competed in a four-mile race. (http://www.northnet.org/stlawrenceaauw/timeline.htm)

Invention of football

1879

At Tale University they made changes to english game ruby, and made football. (http://pebiography.com/physical-education-timeline?page=1)

Invention of basketball

1891

First Modern Olympics

1896

In Athens, Greece holds first Modern Olympics. (http://learn.pvschools.net/mod/book/view.php?id=144059&chapterid=25689)

Gym's

First Gymnasium at Havard

1826

Charles Follen opened it up, and resighned the position one year later. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Follen)

YMCA Opens

1851

In Boston, Mass. The first YMCA opens. (http://pebiography.com/physical-education-timeline?page=1)

First Indoor Gym

1852

Adolph Spiess Opens first in door gym (Probably) in Germany. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gym)

First YWCA

1884

Largest high school basketball Gym Built

1959

P.E In America

The Normal Institute of Physical Education is founded in Boston.

1861

The First Meeting of the Playground Association of America

1906

Kickball Was Invented

1917

In Cincinnati, Ohio Nicholas C. Seuss invented Kickball to teach kids baseball. (http://pebiography.com/physical-education-timeline?page=1)

HPER School founded

1946

A school that teaches Recreation, Physical Education, and Health. (http://pebiography.com/physical-education-timeline?page=1)