October 15, 1970 in History

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Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Anwar Sadat elected 3rd President of Egypt, succeeding Gamal Abdel Nasser

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat
  • Bridge over Yarra River in Melbourne crashes; killing 35
  • Russian passenger flight hijacked to Turkey