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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1904_Summer_Olympics

The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in St. Louis, Missouri ... The swimming events were held in a temporary pond near Skinker and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Purchase_Exposition

The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, informally known as the St. Louis World's Fair, was an international exposition held in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, from April 30 to December 1, 1904. Local, state, and federal funds totaling $15 million were used to finance the event.

www.history.com/news/8-unusual-facts-about-the-1904-st-louis-olympics

Aug 29, 2014 ... 8 Unusual Facts About the 1904 St. Louis Olympics .... In the summer of 1904, the third modern Olympics kicked off in the unlikely location of St. Louis, Missouri. The games were the first ever Olympiad held in the United States, and ... Nevertheless, the event is often remembered as a comedy of errors ...

www.olympic.org/st-louis-1904

Relive the moments that went down in history from the St Louis 1904 Summer ... Boxing, freestyle wrestling, decathlon and a dumbbells event all made their ...

stlsports.org/about-us/1904-legacy

In 1904, the city hosted the third Olympiad, the first Olympics to take place in the ... to visibly identify all of the sites where Olympic events took place in 1904.

www.britannica.com/event/St-Louis-1904-Olympic-Games

Jan 24, 2014 ... St. Louis 1904 Olympic Games: athletic festival held in St. Louis, Mo., U.S., that ... The track-and-field events, held on the campus of Washington ...

news.stlpublicradio.org/post/1904-st-louis-hosted-first-olympics-american-soil-it-was-kind-mess

Aug 18, 2016 ... The start of the marathon race at the 1904 Olympics, held in St. Louis. ... didn't want two international events to be held at the same time and made the ... "St. Louis on the Air" learns exactly how with the help of the Missouri ...

www.cracked.com/blog/6-ways-1904-olympics-were-craziest-event-ever-held

Feb 13, 2014 ... IOC President Pierre de Coubertin fought the relocation tooth and nail, but after word spread that Roosevelt supported the shift to St. Louis and ...

www.sports-reference.com/olympics/summer/1904

You Are Here > OLY Home > Summer Games > 1904 St. Louis ... Events: 95 in 18 sports ... However St. Louis was to host a major world's fair in 1903, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana ...

uselessinformation.org/st_louis_olympics/index.html

Take the 1904 St. Louis, Missouri Summer Olympics for example. ... The original games were held in 1896 at Athens and were then followed by the 1900 ... There were no events scheduled for Friday, so the entire series of Olympic games ...