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 Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader
Muammar Gaddafi
  • Nigerian Civil War, or Biafran War, ends in a Nigerian victory with the state of Biafra rejoining Nigeria
  • 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)