January 18, 1951 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 1st use of lie detector in Netherlands
  • Hermann Flake sentenced to death due to "hate campaign against GDR"
  • Mount Lamington in Papua New Guinea erupts, killing 2,942 people

Birthdays in History

  • Bram Behr, Surinamese journalist (d. 1982)

Deaths in History

  • Robert Mark, US chairman (Caste World Congress), dies at 41