What Happened on June 29, 1986

Day of the 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

Event of interestEvent 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