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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 ... Country United States of America. Athletes 651. Countries 12. Events 95.

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

St. Louis 1904 Olympic Games: Athletic festival held in St. Louis, Mo., U.S., that took ... Several events became part of an “anthropological” exhibition in which ...

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.seriouseats.com/2016/01/food-history-1904-worlds-fair-st-louis.html

Jan 11, 2016 ... The 1904 World's Fair took place at an important historical turning point in American food culture. ... American foods were invented at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, than during any other single event in history.

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. News: Sports- Reference.com ... Events: 95 in 18 sports. Participants: 650 (644 men and 6 ...