1895 William G. Morgan (1870-1942) invented volleyball, an Olympic sport since 1964, in Holyoke (Massachusetts).
1917 American troopers launched volleyball to Europe. Volleyball is likely one of the hottest sports activities in Russia, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia.
1954 Flora “Flo” Hyman, an ex world-class participant (1973-1984), was born on July 29, 1954 in Inglewood, California. This sportswoman was well-known for her truthful play. She gained two Norceca championships, one Olympic silver medal, one world bronze medal and different worldwide titles.
1960 Charles Frederick “Karch ” Kiraly was born on November 3, 1960 in Jackson (Michigan). He has gained three Olympic gold medals (indoor and seashore volleyball).
1964 Underneath the management of Ron Lang, the USA competed within the Olympic Video games in Japan-the first Olympic Volleyball Match.
1973 The U.S. males’s squad earned the Norceca title in Tijuana (Mexico). Within the last, they beat Cuba, Pan American champions and Olympic gamers, 3-0 (15-12, 15-11, 15-10).
1974 Underneath the path of Carl Mc Robe, head coach of the usmen’s volleyball squad from 1973 to 1976, the American workforce visited Moscow (Soviet Union) and performed pleasant matches in opposition to the us, Cuba and Japan.
1977 On the Ladies’s World Championships in Japan, the USA beat the us, world champion in 1973, 3-1.
1978 The Cuban males’s workforce toured in Ohio (Dayton), Indiana (Cincinnati & Muncia) , Michigan (Indianapolis Bay) and Illinois (Madison & Wheaton).The USA and Cuba performed seven matches…
1979 The US ladies’s workforce earned a silver medal within the Norceca championships and positioned fourth within the Pan American Video games in San Juan de Puerto Rico.
1980 For political causes, the American ladies squad couldn’t journey to the Summer season Olympics within the Soviet Union.
1981 Doug Beal was named head coach of the U.S. males’s volleyball squad.
1982 The U.S. ladies’s volleyball squad, beneath the path of Arie Selinger, grew to become the primary North American workforce to win a world medal.
1983 The feminine workforce gained the Norceca Match in Indianapolis. In August, it was runner-up on the Pan American Video games in South America.
1984 In Los Angeles, California (USA), the American males workforce, beneath the watchful eyes of Doug Beal, earned the Olympic title. America didn’t anticipate to win the worldwide title. One of the best gamers have been Karch Kiraly, Dusty Dvorak, Craig Buck, Paul Suderland, Aldis Berzins and Marc Waldie.
1985 Rose Magers was one of many members of the World All-Star workforce. This Afro-American volleyball participant was born on June 25, 1960 in Massive Spring, Texas…The male workforce earned the Korea Cup. They defeated Japan, Mexico and South Korea.
1987 The US and Cuba performed 5 pleasant matches in Havana. The U.S. males’s squad gained three matches. Subsequently, they have been Pan American champions.
1995 The feminine squad grew to become the third nationwide workforce to win the World Grand Prix.
1996 The First Olympic Seaside Volleyball Match was held in Atlanta, Georgia (USA).Two native pairs earned the gold and silver medals within the males’s event. America’s Karch Kiraly, a former star volleyball participant, and Kent Steffes grew to become the primary American pair to take an Olympic gold medal.
2000 The American nationwide seashore volleyball workforce, Dan Blanton & Eric Fonoimoana, earned the worldwide title on the Sydney Olympic Video games. Within the last, they defeated Jose Marco Melo and Ricardo Santos (Brazil).
2005 Lang Ping grew to become the primary girl to be named head coach of the U.S. ladies’s nationwide workforce. Lang, finest often known as “Jenny”, was born and grew up within the Folks’s Republic of China. In 1982, she was thought-about essentially the most invaluable participant on this planet.
2007 On the Norceca Match in Puerto Rico, the U.S. males’s squad took the regional title and gained the precise to compete on the FIVB World Cup in Tokyo (Japan).This workforce completed fourth place in Japan.
2008 The American volleyball workforce gained two medals, gold and silver, on the Summer season Olympics in Beijing (China). This Olympic sport grew to become one of the crucial common sports activities in the USA…