What Happened on January 15, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Milwaukee Brewers make their 1st trade (with Oakland A's)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Muammar Gaddafi is proclaimed premier of Libya

Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan Leader
Muammar Gaddafi
  • Republic of Biafra disbands and joins Nigeria
  • Riots break out in the Ardoyne area of Belfast

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Landry, volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics-96), born in San Diego, California
  • Elroy Kromheer, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • Michele Granger, Anaheim California, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)