On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1958

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardFIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Final, Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden: Vavá & Pelé each score 2 goals as Brazil beats Sweden, 5-2

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Browne, American ballerina (Turning Point), born in NYC, New York
  • Rosa Mota, Portuguese marathon runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Porto, Portugal

Famous Deaths

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