By HistoryNet Staff 12/1/2017 •
This was the first American city to host the Olympics.
St. Louis, MO. The Missouri city hosted the 1904 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the III Modern Olympiad. Only about 15 nations took part due to tension from the Russo-Japanese War.
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