Unit 4 Timeline

Events

Ancient Olymics

776 BC - 394 AD

Vittorino da Feltre Starts Italian P.E. Classes

1420

Earliest Reference To Golf

1457

Earliest Reference To Curling

1541

Denmark's School Bill Makes The First Mandatory P.E. Classes

1814

Gymnastics Ban In Germany

1819 - 1842

William Webb Ellis Invents Rugby

1823

Charles Beck Becomes First P.E. Teacher In U.S.

1825

YMCA Founded

1844

California Passes Physical Education Legislation.

1866

Softball Inveted

1887

Modern Olympics

1896 - Present

Winter Olymics

1924 - Present

Special Olympics

1968 - Present