the first modern Olympics occurred in 1896
The first Olympics of the modern era were held in Athens Greece in 1896. The Olympics of ancient Greece began around 776 BC.
The first modern Olympics began in 1896. Other similar events occurred leading up to the games but these were the first to be officially sanctioned by the IOC.
The sport of speed skating was first an official sport during the Olympics in 1924.
Munich Massacre occured in the 1972 olympics.
According to the events schedule on the official London 2012 Olympics website, the first sport to take place at the 2012 Olympics will be women's football, which will begin on July 25.
The Summer Olympics are held in the leap years.
the 96 Olympics
I believe it was the 30th official games..