What Happened on June 29th, 1986

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Argentina becomes world champion soccer team (3-2 against W-Germany)
  • Boston Red Sox trade for Tom Seaver
  • FIFA World Cup: Argentina beats West Germany 3-2 in football's 13th World Cup in Mexico City
  • Moses Mayekiso, who was the General Secretary of the Metal and Allied Workers Union (MAWU) and became a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP), is detained for a second time and spends several months in solitary cofinement
  • Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Sparky Anderson is 1st to win 600 games as manager in both leagues

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin Drage, English singer
  • Iya Villania, Filipina actress

Famous Deaths

  • Ida Mae McKenzie, entertainer, dies
  • John P East, (Sen-R-NC), dies at 55
  • Robert Drivas, actor (Our Private World), dies at 47