When Did Nike Start
Nike was originally called Blue Ribbon Sports which was established in 1964. It was in 1971 that the name Nike came about and in 1972 the new line of Nike shoes was debuted. In 1980 Nike became a publicly traded company,
Nike was founded on January 25,1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports. It officially became Nike in 1978. Bill Bowermen and Phillip Knight are the founders of Nike.