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Olympic Stadium disaster timeline

Olympic Stadium disaster timeline.

Originally Published: April 22, 2003
By Jeff Merron | Special to ESPN.com

July 17, 1976: The unfinished stadium, without a roof and without a completed tower, debuts with great fanfare during the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics.

April 15, 1977: The Expos play their first home game at Olympic Stadium, losing 7-2 to the Phillies. A crowd of 57,592 witnesses the event.

1977-1986: The roof is in storage, first in France and then in Montreal, at a total cost of several million dollars.

1986: Engineers determine that ...

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