Antedating of Modern "Olympic Games"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jun 30 13:11:01 UTC 2013

Olympic games (OED, 1.b., 1896)

1894 _S.F. Chronicle_ 9 Dec. 1 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  The Olympic games of 1904 will be held in the United States.

Fred Shapiro

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