The 1896 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was
the first international Olympic Games held in modern history. Organised by the ...
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
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
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"I hereby proclaim the opening of the first International Olympic Games at Athens.
" With these words on April 6, 1896, King George I of Greece welcomed the ...
Athletic festival held in Athens that took place April 6–15, 1896. The Athens
Games were the first occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The inaugural ...
Apr 5, 2016 ... The first modern Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece, on April 6, 1896. They
were held in the Panathenaic Stadium. Spyridon "Spyro" ...
According to History,com, the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens,
Greece, during the summer of 1896. The International Olympic Committee met ...
Aug 4, 2016 ... The first Olympics of the modern era began on April 6, 1896, in Athens. It was the
first successful attempt to revive the competition that had ...
The modern Olympics first took place in 1896, in Athens, Greece.
Apr 6, 2016 ... The Olympic Stadium in Athens pictured during the Games in 1896. Google
marked the 120th anniversary of the first modern Olympic Games ...