The 1896 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was
the first international Olympic Games held ...
The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient
birthplace of Athens. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the
According to some literary traditions, this was the only athletic event of the games
for the first 13 Olympic festivals or until 724 BC. From 776 BC, the Games were ...
Getty. According to historical records, the first ancient Olympic Games can be
traced back to 776 BC. They were dedicated to the Olympian gods and were ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games are held in Athens, Greece,
with athletes from 14 countries participating. The International Olympic
Apr 5, 2016 ... Today marks the 120th anniversary of the modern incarnation of the ancient
Olympic Games which were staged in Athens in 1896. Only 14 ...
view larger. All participants in the first modern Olympics received a bronze medal
designed by Belgian sculptor Godefroid Devreese (1861–1940). First-place ...
The first written records of the ancient Olympic Games date to 776 B.C., when a
cook named Coroebus won the only event–a 192-meter footrace called the stade
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Mar 13, 2012 ... The history of first Olympic Games, Athens, 1896 - Events and winners.