Olympic Stadium disaster timeline
Olympic Stadium disaster timeline.
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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