Afro History Today in Afro History ! A coup d’etat brings Siad Barre to power in Somalia in 1969 ! written by Marc Alexander October 21, 2018 English: Presidential residence in Garoowe, Puntland, Somalia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Marka, Somalia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Barawa – Somalia (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Military portrait of Major General Mohamed Siad Barre, Somalia’s longest-serving President. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington becomes the first Afro American to have his picture put on U.S. Postage Stamp in 1940 !Today in Afro History ! Booker T. Washington receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 !Today in Afro History ! Kofi Annan is elected as the Secretary General of the United Nations in 1996 !Today in Afro History ! Barack Obama becomes the first Afro American elected as President of the United States in 2008 !Today in Afro History ! Jazz Trumpeter/Band Leader, Dizzy Gillespie passes away in 1993.Today in Afro History ! The first elected president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah is ousted in a military coup in 1966. Today in Afro History ! A coup d’etat brings Siad Barre to power in Somalia in 1969 ! was last modified: September 28th, 2018 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Jazz Trumpeter, Dizzy Gillespie ! Astronaut, Ronald McNair ! NBA player, Shelden Williams ! NBA player, Festus Ezeli ! Actress, LaTanya Richardson ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! MLB player, Robinson Cano ! Ethiopian Runner, Tiki Gelana ! Jamaican singer, Shaggy ! Black Panther co-founder Bobby Seale ! You may also like Sources: Ravens DC Pees planning to retire December 31, 2017 Hit Network Launches Dedicated Hip Hop &... July 1, 2018 Ciara Relaunches With 'Cool, Fresh & Fly'... February 13, 2018 Pranksters plant marijuana in Wyoming city’s flower... July 16, 2018 RG III scoffs at zone read talk:... July 30, 2014 Hot 97's Summer Jam marks its 25th... June 4, 2018 Judge: 2012 killings out in Hernandez case December 12, 2014 Toronto R&B artist Jazz Cartier appears limitless... June 1, 2018 Sources: Fox not likely to return to... December 31, 2017 Sources: Nuggets’ Lydon (knee) out 4 months January 27, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.