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, 2019 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 receives honorary degree from Harvard University in 1896 !Today 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 ! Kofi Annan is elected as the Secretary General of the United Nations in 1996 !Today in Afro History ! Jazz Trumpeter/Band Leader, Dizzy Gillespie passes away in 1993.Today in Afro History ! Barack Obama becomes the first Afro American elected as President of the United States in 2008 !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 30th, 2019 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 Rapper Lil Lonnie fatally shot in Mississippi April 30, 2018 Behind Hip-Hop's Grammy Losses: Did the Nominees... January 30, 2018 Bears’ Mitchell Trubisky ready for rematch against... December 15, 2017 Three offseason options for suddenly dominant Blake... December 19, 2017 Bells Atlas June 29, 2018 MTA Worker Recovering After Being Hit By... July 18, 2018 The SZA Season February 21, 2018 Kool & the Gang: Classic R&B groups... June 18, 2018 Bronx Community Looking To Heal Following Teen’s... June 28, 2018 Pasadena Chain Celebrating LeBron James’ Lakers Deal... July 7, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.