Where was the first modern Olympic Game held in 1896?

What ended in 1896?

On this day in 1896: The shortest war in world history began. It ended 45 minutes later. … The Anglo-Zanzibar War was a military conflict fought between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar Sultanate on 27 August 1896.

When was the last Olympic held?

List of Olympic Host Cities

Olympiad Year Host City, Country
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China
XXX 2012 London, England, UK
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan

Who won the first Olympics?

On 6 April 1896, the American James Connolly won the triple jump to become the first Olympic champion in more than 1,500 years.

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