On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) and founds Olympic Airlines.
  • NYC ends trolley car service
  • USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurizio Damilano, Italian speed walker (30K World Record)
  • Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut