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Monday, April 6, 2015

April 6, 1896: The First Modern Olympics Open in Athens




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April 6, 1896: The First Modern Olympics Open in Athens

The Games arrived, The Nation reported, "at a time when the frivolous policy of the best of Greek statesmen has landed the Greek kingdom in the slough of bankruptcy, and done the whole Greek race incalculable damage in the respect of the outside world."

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