January 15, 1953 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 16 car Federal Express train loses brakes & crashes in Washington, D.C. station
  • East Germany purges senior officials, accused of spying for 'imperialistic powers' and plotting against the state
  • GDR Min of Foreign affairs Georg Dertingen arrested for "espionage"

Birthdays in History

  • Kent Hovind, American evangelist