January 15, 1951 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • "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