FREE Timeline Worksheet: Today, we celebrate November the birthday of James Naismith, the creator of the game of basketball. I’ve created a worksheet to help you learn more about James Naismith and what brought this new game into being.
In His Own Words: How A Gym Teacher Invented Basketball In 1891
James Naismith (November 1861 – November was a Canadian-American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891 and is often credited with introducing the first football helmet.