James Naismith

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  • Born

    Born
    James Naismith was born in Almonte, Mississippi Hills, Canada
  • McGill

    McGill
    James Naismith goes to college at McGill university at Montreal
  • McGill

    McGill
    James Naismith graduated from McGill university with a Bachelor of Arts.
  • Invent

    Invent
    James Naismith invents the sport of basketball.
  • Married

    Married
    James Naismith got married to Maude Evelyn Sherman.
  • Job

    Job
    He worked as the athletic director for the University of Kansas.
  • Olympics

    Olympics
    Basketball became an official Olympics sport.
  • Wife Died

    Wife Died
    James Naismith's wife, Maude Naismith died.
  • Olympics

    Olympics
    James Naismith handed out all the medals to the winning basketball teams
  • Invent

    Invent
    James Naismith designs the first football helmet.
  • Marriage

    Marriage
    James Naismith married his second wife, Florence B. Kincaid.
  • Death

    Death
    James Naismith died of a major brain hemorrhage in Lawrence, Kansas.