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date: 13 July 2024

1956 Summer Olympics 

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Dictionary Plus Society and Culture
Author(s):
Kenneth MorganKenneth Morgan

Held in Melbourne between 22 November and 8 December 1956. This was the first time that the Olympics had been held in the Southern Hemisphere and the first time the games had been held outside of Europe and North America. Equestrian events could not be held in Australia owing to quarantine restrictions, and so they took place in ... ...

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