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Στις 26 Μαρτίου του 1940 πεθαίνει ο Σπύρος Λούης, νικητής του Μαραθώνιου Αγώνα στους Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 1896.

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The Olympic Games are a series of athletic competitions that were held in honor of Zeus. The games originated from Olympia, Greece and only consisted of a few games and only a few people. Today the tradition still continues, but there are many more games and people all over the world compete.

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Games of the I Olympiad. Cover of the official report of 1896 Athens Summer Olympics. Often listed as the poster of the Games.

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The crowd that gathered for the first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens in 1896, pales in comparison to the crowd in London during the 2012 Olympics.

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First Olympic stamp-greece-1896 .The 1 drachmae stamps featured Athenian landmarks showing the Acropolis, Parthenon and the Olympic stadium.

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