On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1991

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Jackie Mason - Brand New" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 216 performances
  • 6.0 earthquake hits southern Calif
  • With a world ranking of 591, Englishman Nick Brown upsets 10th-seeded (and 2001 champion) Goran Ivanišević 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 in the 2nd round at Wimbledon

Famous Birthdays

  • Kawhi Leonard, American basketball forward (NBA champion, Finals MVP 2014), born in Los Angeles, CA

Famous Deaths

  • Richard "Groove" Holmes, American jazz organist (Misty), dies of cancer at 60