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There have been 21 Winter Olympics:

Chamonix, France 1924

St Moritz, Switzerland 1928

Lake Placid, New York, USA 1932

Garmisch Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany 1936

St Moritz, Switzerland 1948

Oslo, Norway 1952

Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy 1956

Squaw Valley, California, USA 1960

Innsbruck, Austria 1964

Grenoble, France 1968

Sapporo, Japan 1972

Innsbruck, Austria 1976

Lake Placid, New York, USA 1980

Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 1984

Calgary, Alberta, Canada 1988

Albertville, France 1992

Lillehammer, Norway 1994

Nagano, Japan 1998

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 2002

Turin, Italy 2006

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2010

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