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The History of Bowling

Timeline created by luvstchin in History
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline 23rd Oct, 1366 King Edward III, England King Edward III outlawed the game in order to keep his troops focused on their archery practice.
Rules Rules of the game established The first standardization of the rules of the game was established on September 9, 1895 at Beethoven Hall in New York City. It was then that the American Bowling Congress was formed and major national competitions began.
Ball The Mineralite ball introduced The first Mineralite ball was introduced in 1914 by the Brunswich Corporation
Women Women's Bowling Congress founded The Women’s International Congress came much later in the year 1917 under the encouragement of proprietor Dennis Sweeny. The women leaders participating in a tournament later formed the Woman’s National Bowling Association.
Machine Pin Setting Machine Installed irst commercial installation of a pin setting machine came in 1952
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