Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

History of The Olympics

HISTORY OF THE OLYMPICS While the modern Olympic Games go back to 1896, the ancient Olympic Games reach back as far as 776 B.C. and beyond. While historians hang the beginning on that date, it seems the Games had been going on for several centuries prior to the 8th century B.C. Held originally in Olympia, Greece…

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History of 080808

.!. HISTORY OF  080808 August 8, 2008 or 8 August, 2008 or 2008, August 8 No matter how you spell it, we haven’t had an occurrence like this… in over a year, when we had 070707 . And we won’t have another like it until next year on September 9. Nevertheless, this once-in-a-century date does…

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