Which U.S. city was the first to host the Olympics?

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    Believe it or not, St. Louis was the first U.S. City to ever host the Olympics. The historic event took place in the summer of 1904. The events began on July 1 and didn’t end until November 23. The first U.S. City to ever host the Winter Olympics was Lake Placid back in the winter of 1932. Those games were much shorter than the summer, only lasting a little under two weeks.

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