What Happened on June 29, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup: Brazil beats Sweden 5-2 in football's 6th World Cup in Stockholm

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Browne, American ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • Richard Mettee, horse trainer
  • Rosa Mota, Portuguese marathon runner and 1st Portuguese sportswoman to win Olympic gold (1988 Seoul Olympics), born in Porto, Portugal

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Spencelayh, English painter (Why War), dies at 92