Jesuit Missionary Jean de Brebeuf was the first to document the game of lacrosse.
The basic rules of lacrosse were created during a match between the Seneca and Mohawks.
A match demonstrated by the Caughnawaga Indians in Montreal was reported in the newspaper and for the first time ever, white men were interested in the sport.
The French settler's also started playing the game of lacrosse.
George Beers (the father of modern lacrosse) finalized the first official set of rules.
The first ever women's lacrosse match was played at St. Leonard's School in St. Andrew's, Scotland.
Lacrosse is an Olympic sport in St. Louis for the very first time, and Canada wins the gold medal.
The last lacrosse games played in the Olympics in London and Canada wins gold once again.
Robert Pool introduces the first double-walled wooden stick, an early prototype for today's plastic sticks.
Men's positions were set as goal keeper, attack, midfield, and defense.
A more durable, plastic-shafted stick was created.
The International Federation of Women's Lacrosse Association was founded.
Canada's National Sport Act declares lacrosse as Canada's summer national sport.
Major League Lacrosse, a professional league for field lacrosse, makes its debut.