7 Weird Things That Happened When Missouri Hosted The Olympics

Every four years, the best athletes of the world come together to compete in the Olympics. The location changes each time and gives us an inside look at the country and its culture. Over 100 years ago, St. Louis hosted the Olympics and brought attention to our little corner of America. It wasn’t the most successful ceremony, but the bizarre stories make it quite memorable. Here are the weirdest things that happened during the 1904 St. Louis Olympics.

As bizarre and disastrous as it was, I have a feeling viewership would have gone up had it been televised today. Did you know about Missouri’s role in Olympics history? Hopefully, we’re trusted with hosting another event in the future.