Ryan O'Hara's Physical Education Timeline

Main

Denmark's Bill of 1814

1814

First YMCA Opened

1844

First Modern Olympics

1896

President's Council On Youth Fitness

1956

Child Nutrition Act

1966

Happenings of Denmark's Bill of 1814

Round Hill School, The First School Offering Physical Education, Opens

1823

Catherine Beecher Founds Hartford Seminary For Girls

1823

Charles Beck Becomes First U.S. Physical Education Teacher

1825

The Normal Institute Of Physical Education Is Founded

1861

Basketball Is Invented In A Physical Education Class By James Naismith

1891

Happenings of First YMCA Opening

World Alliance of YMCA Offices Established In Switzerland

1878

YMCA Is The First Global Company To Adopt Gender Equality Of Company Leaders.

1880

Boy Scouts Of America, Heavily Influenced By The YMCA, Is Founded.

1910

The YMCA Organization Enters The United Nations Economic And Social Council.

1947

The 14th World Council of YMCA Adopts Challenge 21.

1997

Happenings of First Modern Olympics

Olympic Games Resurge In Popularity

1906

First Winter Olympic Games Are Held

1924

Present Day Olympic Logo Made Official

1924

The 1956 Olympics Become The First Internationally Televised Olympics.

1956

First Paralympics Are Held

1960

Happenings of President's Council On Youth Fitness

President Kennedy Launches First National Youth Fitness Survey

1961

The Presidential Sports Award Is Established

1972

May Is Declared National Physical Fitness And Sports Month

1983

"Physical Activity and Health: A Report by the Surgeon General" Is Released

1996

The Adult Fitness Test Is Launched

2008

Happenings of Child Nutrition Act

School Breakfast Program Is Piloted

1966

Food And Nutrition Service Is Founded

1969

Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program Is Established

1981

Fresh Fruit And Vegetable Program Is Piloted

2002

Summer Food Service Program Kicks Off

2014