• EveryCubEver

    Marathon distance

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In This Week in 1908
    Jul 7th, 2019
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    How long ago was 1908? The Summer Olympics open in London on July 13th. The games had been scheduled to take place in Italy, but the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 1906 had devastated Naples and London was chosen as the alternative site. Twenty-two nations are competing, including the United States. Whi...