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Skates - Historical Events
Date Event
1823-04-22

R J Tyers patents roller skates

1863-01-04

4 wheeled roller skates patented by James Plimpton of NY

1890-03-02

Oscar Fredriksen skates world record 5 km (9:19)

1891-02-28

Oscar Grundén skates world record 500m (50.8 sec)

1893-01-11

Jaap Eden skates world record 1500m (2:35)

1893-02-05

Alfred Naess skates world record 500m (49.4 sec)

1893-02-26

Einar Halvorsen skates world record 500m (48 sec)

1894-01-21

Oscar Fredriksen skates world record 500m in 47.8 sec

1895-02-03

Wilhelm Mauseth skates world record 500 m (46.8 secs)

1895-02-23

Jaap Eden skates world record 10km (17:56)

1900-02-10

Peter Ostlund skates world record 500m (45.2 sec)

1906-01-27

Rudolf Gundersen skates world record 500m at 44.8 sec

1906-01-29

Coen de King skates world record time: 32,370 km

1914-01-10

Oscar Mathisen skates world record 500 m in 43.7 sec in Oslo

1929-01-19

Clas Thunberg skates world record 500m in 42.8 sec

1938-02-05

Hans Engnestangen skates world record 500m (41.8 sec)

1953-01-25

Yuri Sergejev skates world record 500m in 40.9 sec

1963-01-27

Jevgeni Grishin skates world record 500m in 39.6 sec

1963-09-28

Giuseppe Cantarella roller-skates record 25.78 mph (415 k) for 440 yds

1965-12-18

Kenneth LeBel jumps 17 barrels on ice skates

1966-01-26

Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:06.2)

1966-01-30

Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:05.2)

1968-09-28

Alberto Giolani of Italy roller skates record 23.133 miles in 1 hr

1968-09-28

Marisa Danisi of West Germany roller skates record 21.995 miles in 1 hr

1970-01-18

Hasse Borjes skates world record 500m in 38.9 sec

1970-01-24

Valeri Muratov skates world record 500m (38.99 sec)

1971-01-16

Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (1:58.7)

1971-01-20

Ard Schenk skates world record 1000m (1:18.8)

1972-03-04

Erhard Keller (Germany) skates world record 1000m (1:18.5)

1973-01-13

Lasse Daniel Efskind skates world record 1000m (1:17.6)

1975-03-15

Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (37.99 sec)

1975-03-17

Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000m (1:16.92)

1976-03-17

Malikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.76)

1976-03-20

Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.70)

1977-03-19

Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.33)

1978-03-12

Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:14.99)

1980-02-15

Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 500m in 38.03 sec

1980-02-16

Eric Heiden skates 5k in 7:02.29 (Olympic Record)

1980-02-19

Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 1000m in 1:15.18

1980-02-21

Eric Heiden skates Olympic record 1500m in 1:55.44

1980-03-13

Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:13.60)

1981-01-31

Gaetan Boucher skates world record 1000m (1:13.39)

1981-03-28

Christa Rothenburger skates ladies world record 500 m 40.18 sec)

1981-03-28

Gabi Schonbrunn skates ladies world record 3 km (4:21.70)

1981-03-28

Yevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (36.91 secs)

1982-01-31

Gustafson skates world record 10 km (14:26.59)

1983-01-23

Schone skates ladies world record 5 km (7:40.97)

1983-03-25

Christa Rothenburger skates world record 500 m ladies (39.69 sec)

1983-03-25

Pavel Pegov skates world record 1000m (1:12.58)

1984-01-15

Schonbrun skates world record 5 km (7:39.44)

1984-01-22

Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates

1984-03-23

Andrea Schone skates ladies world record 3 km (4:20.91)

1984-03-24

Andrea Schone skates ladies world record 5 km (7:34.52)

1984-03-24

Igor Malkov skates world record 10 km (14:21.51)

1985-02-10

Andrea Schöne skates ladies world record 5 km (7:32.82)

1986-02-16

Karlstad skates world record 10 km (14:12.14)

1986-03-21

Kania skates ladies world record 500 m (39.52 sec) & 3 km (4:18.02)

1986-03-22

Ehrig skates ladies world record 5 km (7:20.99)

1986-03-22

Kania skates ladies world record 1500m (1:59.30)

1986-11-28

Hilbert van der Duim skates 1 hour world record 39.4928 km

1987-02-15

Karlstad skates world record 10km (14:03,92)

1987-03-19

Bonnie Blair skates ladies' world record 500 m (39.43 sec)

1987-03-19

Yvonne van Gennip skates ladies world record 3 km (4:16.85)

1987-03-20

Yvonne van Gennip skates ladies' world record 5 km (7:20.36)

1987-12-04

Karlstad skates world record 10 km (13:48.51)

1987-12-05

Schonbrunn skates world record 3 km ladies (4:16.76)

1987-12-06

Christa Rothenburger skates female world record 500m (39.39 sec)

1988-01-20

Andre Hoffman skates world record 1500m (1:52.06)

1988-02-20

Andre Hoffmann skates world record 1500m (1:52.06)

1988-02-21

Gustafson skates world record 10km (13:48.20)

1988-02-22

Bonnie Blair skates world record 500m (39.10 sec)

1988-02-23

Yvonne van Gennip skates female record 3k (4:11.94)

1988-02-26

Christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000m (1:17.65)

1988-02-28

Yvonne van Gennip skates world record 5 km ladies (7:14.13)

1988-03-19

Yvonne van Gennip skates un-official world record 10 km (15:25.25)

1990-12-09

Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3k ladies (4:10.80)

1991-02-09

Johann Olav Koss skates world record 5k (6:41:73)

1991-02-10

Johann Koss skates world record 10 km (13:43.54)

1991-04-03

Thomas Bos skates world record 3 km (3:65.16)

1992-01-25

Dan Jansen skates world record 500m in 36.41"

1993-01-21

Johan Koss skates world record 5 km in 6:38.77

1993-01-22

Johan Koss skates world record 5 km in 6:38.77

1993-03-14

Johan Koss skates world record 5km (6:36.57)

1993-03-20

Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (36.02 sec)

1993-12-04

Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.92 sec)

1993-12-04

Johann Koss skates world record 5K (6:35.53)

1993-12-06

Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 5 km 7:13.29

1993-12-17

Kevin Scott skates world record 1000 m (1:12.54)

1993-12-18

Kevin Scott skates world record 1K (1:12.54)

1994-01-08

Rintje Ritsma skates world record 1500m (1:51.60)

1994-01-09

Gunda Niemann skates world record (167.282 pts)

1994-01-09

Rintje Ritsma skates world record (156.201 points)

1994-01-16

Scott skates world record 1000m (1:12.54)

1994-01-30

Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.76)

1994-02-13

Johann Olav Koss skates world record 5000m 6:34,96

1994-02-14

Alexander Golubev skates Olympic record 500m (36.33)

1994-02-16

Johann Olav Koss skates world record 1500m (1:51.29)

1994-02-18

Dan Jansen skates world record 1000m (1:12.43)

1994-02-20

Johann Olav Koss skates world record 10 km (13:30.55)

1994-03-25

Gunda Niemann skates ladies world record 3 km (4:09.32)

1994-03-25

Yasunori Miyabe skates world record 1000 m (1:12.37)

1994-03-26

Bonnie Blair skates world record 500 m ladies (38.99 sec)

1994-03-26

Gunda Niemann skates world record 5 km ladies (7:03.26)

1994-03-26

Gunda Niemann skates un-official world record 10 km ladies (14:22.60)

1995-02-12

Bonnie Blair skates female world record 500m (38.69 sec)

1995-02-12

Susan Auch skates female world record 500m (38.94 sec)

1995-03-05

Marc Velzeboer skates world record 3 km short track (5:00.26)

1995-03-19

Bonnie Blair skates female world record point total (156.450)

1995-03-19

Neil Marshall skates world record 3 km (3:54.08)

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Skates - Birthdays
Date Event
1831-01-26

Mary Mapes Dodge, NYC, writer (Hans Brinker & the Silver Skates)

1831-01-26

Mary Mapes Dodge, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

1881-12-21

Pat Hartigan, Love and Skates

1905-08-06

Franz Allers, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

1915-05-10

George Stewart, Silver Skates

1920-11-26

Eugene Turner, Silver Skates

1923-9-23

JoAnn Dean, Silver Skates

1944-12-03

Ralph McTell, Roland Gets His Skates On

1967-08-07

Evgeny Platov, Skates of Gold III

1968-01-21

Artur Dmitriev, Skates of Gold II

1970-07-14

Natalia Mishkutenok, Skates of Gold II

1975-04-17

Trifun Zivanovic, Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's 'Mulan'

1978-06-01

Karen Kwan, Michelle Kwan Skates to Disney's Greatest Hits

Skates - Deaths
Date Event
1905-08-21

Mary Mapes Dodge, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

1951-05-08

Pat Hartigan, Love and Skates

1995-01-26

Franz Allers, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates

2003-09-19

George Stewart, Silver Skates

2010-01-14

Eugene Turner, Silver Skates

2015-06-20

JoAnn Dean, Silver Skates


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