Vassar Female College opened "'to accomplish for young women...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Physical Education, Gymnastics
Organisation:
Vassar College
Date: 1865
Reference:
Park, 2010: 1253

Ladies Golf Club forms in St Andrews, Scotland.

Country:
United Kingdom
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Golf
Date: 1867
Reference:
Williams, 2014

All England Croquet Club first Lady Championship of England...

Country:
United Kingdom
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Croquet
Organisation:
All England Croquet Club
Date: 1869
Reference:
Williams, 2014

During this decade, professional women’s bicycle races are...

Country:
United Kingdom, United States of America
Continent:
Europe, North America
Category:
Cycling
Date: 1870 - 1879
Reference:
(Williams, 2014).

During this decade, British women are reported in the media...

Country:
United Kingdom
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Cricket
Date: 1870 - 1879
Reference:
Guttmann, 1991

First women’s gymnastics club in Scandinavia founded in...

Country:
Finland
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Gymnastics
Date: 1876
Reference:
(Laine, 1998).

London School Board appoints Madame Bergman-Österberg, who...

Country:
United Kingdom
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Gymnastics
Organisation:
London School Board
Date: 1878
Reference:
(Fletcher, 1984: 4).

First National Tennis Championship for women at Wimbledon,...

Country:
United Kingdom
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Tennis
Date: 1884
Reference:
(Guttmann, 1991).

American Association for the Advancement of Physical...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Physical Education
Organisation:
American Association for the Advancement of Physical Education (APEA)
Date: 1885
Reference:

American Amateur Athletics Union (AAU) established.

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Athletics
Organisation:
American Amateur Athletics Union (AAU)
Date: 1888
Reference:

Boston philanthropist Mary Hemenway founded the all-female...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Gymnastics
Organisation:
Boston Normal School of Gymnastics (BNSG)
Date: 1889
Reference:
(Park, 2010).

Madame Bergman-Österberg launches her own UK college for the...

Country:
United Kingdom
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Gymnastics
Date: 1889
Reference:
(Fletcher, 1987: 147).

During this decade, competitive women’s basketball (Smith...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Basketball, Golf, Volleyball, Cycling
Organisation:
Smith College
Date: 1890 - 1899
Reference:

Swedish gymnastics introduced at Cheltenham Ladies’ College....

Country:
United Kingdom
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Gymnastics
Organisation:
Cheltenham Ladies' College
Date: 1890
Reference:
(Guttmann, 1991).

Boston School votes to adopt Ling’s Swedish gymnastics system...

Country:
United States of America
Continent:
North America
Category:
Gymnastics
Organisation:
Boston School
Date: 1890
Reference:
(Guttmann, 1991).

First secondary schools open for girls (allowed to attend...

Country:
Portugal
Continent:
Europe
Category:
Non-sport
Date: 1890
Reference:

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