The first text-book about gymnastics was published.
First gym was opened by Friedrich Ludwig Jahn.
The Bureau of the European Gymnastics Federation was formed.
The first summer Olympics that was held in Athens had gymnastics as a part of it.
Women were allowed to compete in Olympic gymnastics
The USA Gymnastics Federation was created
Nadia Comaneci scores the first ever perfect 10.0
Mary Lou Retton became the first American woman to win the all-around gold
The Magnificent Seven won the US' first gold medal in the women's team competition
The age requirement for senior-level gymnasts was changed from 15-16
They changed the Vaulting Horse to the Vaulting Table due to injuries
Carly Patterson became the first American woman to win the Olympic all-around title at a non-boycotted Olympics.
The introduced a new scoring system for women’s artistic gymnastics making it so a 10.0 is not the max. The system has two scores combined(a difficulty score, and an execution score.)
The Fierce Five won the US’s second gold medal in the women’s team competition.
The Final Five win team gold, Simone Biles is named "The Best Gymnast of All Time" and Marta Karolyi retires.