Olympische Spiele: Zeitlinie
Considered Official date of Olympic Games, Korebos (or Coroebus) of Elis sprint race winner. The first winner.
Kotinos Prize from sacred olive tree
Dolichos, Orsippus probably the first nude runner
Chariot Race, four horses tethtrippon
Events for boys
Athens starts special training program to stop Spartan athletes dominance
Pythian Games in honour of Apollo in Delphi
Milon of Crotona dominates in wrestling
Games extended to 5 days
contests for heralds and trumpeters
Philipp II, King of Macedon, victory in horse races
around 100 BC
End of Pythian Games
Tiberius (later Imperator of Rome) winner of the tethrippon game (4 horses race)
Nero participates in the Olympic Games. He orders the Games to start 2 years earlier
Zoppyrus of Athens in Pancration the last known athletes
Christian Emperor Theodosius I abolished the Greek Olympic Games, with 293 Olympic Games had been held.
Christian Emperor Theodosius II ordered the destruction of all Olympic temples. The temples in Olympia were set in fire.
One of the first reports of the Olympic Games after 1100 years in the book De arte gymnastica of Mercurialis, Italy
Petrus Faber recommends the start again of Olympic Games in his book Agonisticon
Robert Dover in England tries to revive the Games with events close to Birminghman, the so-called Olimpick Games upon Cotswold Hills.
Richard Chandler discovers ancient Olympia
Pierre de Coubertin recommends the rebirth of the Olympic Games
St. Louis, USA
Athens, Greece*(not official per IOC)
Stockholm, Sweden, George Patton, the later famous general in World War II finishes 5th in the Pentathlon
Olympic Games planned in Berlin are canceled due to World War I, the Games are replaced by a German event with â€œmilitary sportâ€ like races carrying a gun
Paris, France, Johnny Weissmuller wins 3 gold and 1 bronze. Later he plays Tarzan in various films.
Los Angeles, USA
Berlin, Germany ,Torch Relay
Mexico City, Mexico , protest of American Black Athletes for racial problems
Munich, Germany ,11 Israeli Athletes were killed by Arabs.
Moscow, Soviet Union, Games boycotted by USA and others due to Afghanistan war.
Los Angeles, USA , Soviets and others boycott due to USA involvement in Nicaragua.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire