Jean-Jacques Rousseau the philosopher states that a child's thinking mode is highly different from adults and they learn though hands-on experience.
Johann Pestalozzi established the first school to teach preschool age children.
The Nursery School for Children of Poor Women was opened in cooperation with Children's Hospital of New York City.
First public school kindergarten started in St. Louis.
Maria Montesorri opens the Children's House in Rome.
National Association for the Education of Young Children is founded. Now over 100,000 members and 400 affiliates.
Head Start is funded by the Economic Opportunities Act.
The first Kinder care center is opened.
National Association for Family Day Care is founded.
San Francisco becomes the first large city to require developers to set aside space of funds for child care space.