PE timeline

Events

Olympic events are established

777 BC

Vittorino da Feltre begind P.E. classes for kids

1420

Normal Institute of P.E. founded in Boston

1861

Ohio passes a law that makes physical education mandatory in schools

1892

effects

Greece holds the first Olympic Games

776 BC

Roman Emperor abolishes the olympic games

393

Denmark makes P.E. a mandatory class for the first time

1814

Germany bans all gymnastics

1819

English school teaches callsthenics

1823

Girls begin to take P.E.

1823

Amhearst College founds the first mens physical education program

1861

Physical education legislation is first passedd in California

1866

National Association of Baseball Players founds the first MLB team, the Cinncinati Red Stockings

1869

The first P.E. laws and standards are formed

1890

International competition begins between countries

1896

Pierre de Coubertin revived the Olympics

April 1896

Wisconsin passes a law that makes physical education mandatory in schools

1897

North Dakota passes a law that makes physical education mandatory in schools

1899

Michigan passes law that makes physical education mandatory in schools

1911

Idaho passes law that makes physical education mandatory in schools

1913