What Happened on January 15, 1951

Historical Events

  • "Cloud of Death" rolls down Mount Lamington, New Guinea kills 3-5,000
  • Ilse Koch, also known as "The Bitch 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

CharoCharo (72 years old)

Spanish-American actress, comedienne (Chico and the Man: The Love Boat), and flamenco guitarist, born in Murcia, Spain

1951 Highlights

About January 15, 1951

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn