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Winter Olympics - Notable Historical Events

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Winter Olympics - Historical Events
Date Event
1924-01-26

Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal

1932-02-15

US bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes only athlete to win gold in both Summer & Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold)

1988-02-24

Matti Nykanen becomes winter olympics 1st triple gold medalist

1988-09-15

Lillehammer, Norway upsets Anchorage to host 1994 Winter olympics

1995-06-16

Salt Lake City awarded the XIX Winter Olympics in 2002

2000-07-20

The leaders of Salt Lake City's bid to win the 2002 Winter Olympics are indicted by a federal grand jury for bribery, fraud, and racketeering

2002-02-08

XIX Winter Olympics opens in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

2002-02-24

XIX Winter Olympics closes in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

2009-06-24

Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympics (they would win the gold medal)

2013-07-22

Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the second team, this time for the 2014 Winter Olympics (they would repeat as gold medalists)

2014-02-08

Ole Einar Bjørndalen equals the Winter Olympics medal record with 12

2017-04-04

NHL Announces It Won't Play Nice With 2018 Winter Olympics

2018-01-09

North, South Korea to hold talks as Winter Olympics help break ice

2018-02-14

Shaun White wins America's 100th Winter Olympics gold medal

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Winter Olympics - Notable Birthdays

Alexandre BilodeauSep 8, 1987

Winter Olympics - Birthdays
Date Event
1939-08-13

Paul Robbins, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1954-10-24

Joe Micheletti, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1957-07-19

Ted Robinson, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1959-02-25

Tim Singer, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1959-06-25

Jari Puikkonen, Finnish ski jumper, Winter Olympics medalist

1961-9-25

Tracy Wilson, 1992 Winter Olympics Figure Skating

1962-06-02

Dan Hicks, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1969-08-13

Midori Ito, 1992 Winter Olympics Figure Skating

1972-04-29

Mariusz Siudek, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1972-07-11

James McKee, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1974-06-17

Brendan Wentworth, The Official Dharma & Greg Episode of the 1998 Winter Olympics

1975-03-20

Isolde Kostner, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1975-9-09

Dorota Zagórska, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1976-11-24

Lu Chen, 1998 Olympic Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition Highlights

1977-12-03

Adam Malysz, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

1979-01-29

Scott Davis, 1994 Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition and Exhibition Highlights

1980-03-18

Alexei Yagudin, 1998 Olympic Winter Olympics Figure Skating Competition Highlights

1987-09-08

Alexandre Bilodeau, Montreal Quebec, Canadian freestyle skier (Gold in 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics)

1988-11-25

Nodar Kumaritashvili, XXI Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

Winter Olympics - Deaths
Date Event
2008-02-23

Paul Robbins, XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

2010-02-12

Nodar Kumaritashvili, XXI Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony


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