January 15, 1970 in History

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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