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 ! “Freedom’s Journal”, the first Afro American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. Founded in 1827 !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 ! 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 Sami assumes charge as CE R&B July 10, 2018 Popular Twitch Streamers Temporarily Banned For Playing... June 23, 2018 Kerr blasts new NFL anthem policy: ‘It’s... May 24, 2018 Worker Dies In Forklift Accident On Pomona... July 20, 2018 Source: Titans OT Lewan will report on... July 25, 2018 Possible serial killer caught after Houston-area manhunt July 17, 2018 Police: Naked man arrested at gym said... July 24, 2018 Police: Man Without Arms Charged With Stabbing... July 12, 2018 "Lives being put at risk": On-duty officers... July 6, 2018 He loves Pittsburgh, heart and soul and... July 2, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.