1989 Surya Bonaly (FRA) attempts a quad toe loop at the European Championships; first quad attempt by a lady in a major competition. She also falls on a quad Salchow attempt.
1991 Surya Bonaly (FRA) lands an underrotated quad attempt at the World Championships.
1992 Surya Bonaly (FRA) lands an underrotated quad toe at the Olympics and later repeats this at the World Championships.
2001 Sasha Cohen (USA) lands a quad Salchow in warmup and practice at Skate America, but her attempt in her long program ends up aborted.
2002 Miki Ando (JPN) becomes the first woman to land a quadruple (a Salchow) at the Junior Grand Prix Final.