Libya Revolution Day

Libya Revolution Day

September 1
This national holiday commemorates the revolution, led by Col. Muammar Qaddafi (b. 1938), that ousted King Idris I (Muhammad Idris el-Senussi, 1890-1983), who had ruled since 1952, and established a republic known as the People's Arab Jamahiriyah on this day in 1969.
CONTACTS:
Libyan Mission to the U.N.
309 E. 48 St.
New York, NY 10017
212-752-5775; fax: 212-593-4787
www.libyanmission-un.org