June 29, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Moses Mayekiso, former General Secretary of Metal and Allied Workers Union (MAWU) and member of South African Communist Party (SACP), detained for a second time, spends months in solitary confinement

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Richard Branson aboard Virgin Atlantic Challenger II reaches Bishop Rock, Isles of Scilly, fastest crossing of Atlantic

Business Magnate Richard Branson
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Richard Branson

Deaths in History

  • John P. East, American politician (Sen-R-NC), dies at 55