What Happened on January 15, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Cloud of Death" rolls down Mount Lamington, New Guinea kills 3-5,000
  • Ilse Koch, also known as "The Witch of Buchenwald", is sentenced to life imprisonment by a West German court
  • Supreme Court rule "clear & present danger" of incitement to riot is not protected speech & can be a cause for arrest

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Charo [Maria Baeza], Spanish-American actress, comedienne and flamenco guitarist (Chico and the Man, Love Boat)

Actress Charo
  • Martha Davis, California, vocalist/guitar (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame)