On This Day

April 6, 1957 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis buys the Hellenic National Airlines (TAE) and founds Olympic Airlines.

Birthdays in Sport

  • Maurizio Damilano, Italian race walker (Olympic gold 20k 1980; World C'ship gold 20k 1987, 91), born in Scarnafigi, Italy