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 officially ends after 2 1/2 years of fighting when the Republic of Biafra disbands and joins Nigeria
  • Riots break out in the Ardoyne area of Belfast

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Landry, volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • Elroy Kromheer, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • Michele Granger, Anaheim California, softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996)