Building and Globe from Point Passay Exposition, 1900 The Eiffel Tower stands 1063 feet high, and is easily visible from nearly all areas of Paris. It was constructed in weighs 7300 tons and has around 1660 steps.
From submitter Hillary: Alvin C. Kraenzlein, age competed in the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris. He won four medals, in the and hurdles as well as the dash and the broad jump. He’s credited with inventing the modern straight-leg hurdling style.