kyle cramer made the first helmet in 1885
The first football helmet ever worn was by a man named Joseph Manson Reeves during a game that took place in 1893. The helmet was made by a shoemaker in Annapolis. It was constructed from leather.
Their Model 1916 was their first all steel helmet which replaced their leather spiked helmet.
Yes the very first football helmets were made out of all leather. When football started the players were often called leather heads.
Swedish Ice Hockey champion, Sven Tumba invented the first hockey helmet, called the SPAPS-helmet
The leather football helmet, which I believe was the first, was first used in 1893 at the army vs navy game. By Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves.
The Latin words for helmet are: "cassis" if the helmet is of metal and "galea" if the helmet is of leather.
it was made in 1811