Olympic Games | Melbourne 1956
The XVI Olympic Games were held in Melbourne Australia over sixteen days from 22 November until 8 December 1956.
Games of the XVI Olympiad | Melbourne
Melbourne won the right to host the 1956 Olympic Games by one vote over Buenos Aires. Australian quarantine laws were too severe to allow the entry of foreign horses, so the equestrian events were ..
Games Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground
⊜ Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) was the main arena for the Olympic Games and 107,700 attended the opening ceremony on November 22, 1956. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh opened the games. 104,700 ..
Melbourne Olympic 1956 Trivia
The 1956 Melbourne Olympics was the first time that the Olympic Games were held in Oceania. Equestrian sports in Stockholm This is the only time in the Games' hundred year existence that the unit ..
Melbourne Olympic Games 2024 | Bid
WOW! Did you know we* are making a bid for the 2024 Olympic Games? In January 2013, Melbourne 2024 Bid (Melb2024) the unnoficial Melbourne 2024 Olympics bid twitter account contacted us to retweet ..
Melbourne Olympics, 1956
⊜ Melbourne Olympics, 1956 Melbourne
Conducted against the backdrop of the Suez crisis and the Hungarian Revolution, the Melbourne Olympics began in October 1956. The Games were centred around the Melbourne Cricket Ground and in term ..
Olympic Games Melbourne | State Library of Victoria
⊜ 328 Swanston Street Melbourne
The State Library of Victoria's 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games exhibition site explores the history of Australia's first experience hosting an Olympic Games and the impact it had on Australia as a natio ..
Olympic Village | Heidelberg
⊜ Heidelberg West
The Olympic Village was built in Heidelberg West as accommodation for the 1956 Olympic Games held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Olympic Village was built to house athletes competing in th ..
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