Opening Ceremony of the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games
The inauguration of the athletic contests at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, with part of the huge stadium with stands filled shown, and athletes lining up in the centre. Date: 1932
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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Colosseum and Roman pillars, Rome, Italy
View of the Colosseum (left), with a row of Roman pillars in the foreground, Rome, Italy. Completed in 80 AD, the Colosseum amphitheatre was the main venue in Rome for gladiatorial contests and other public spectacles, including the execution of criminals, and could seat 50, 000 spectators.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Hubertus Kanus
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